“A person with intellectual disability will typically have reduced intellectual functioning such as trouble recalling things or difficulties understanding social norms and social skills,” says Emily.
“In particular, for Jasmyne, reading, writing and face-to-face communication aren’t among her strengths,” she says.
“So when considering what role might suit Jasmyne, we needed to take who she is, her strengths and challenges, and the kind of roles she could see herself in, into consideration,” says Emily.
“The laundry has a number of process-driven roles available. These roles provide a great opportunity to Jasmyne to shine, working alongside just one other person,” shares Emily.
"I'm thankful for the support from MAX Employment; for helping me to get the job,” says Jasmyne.
“I get goosebumps when I visit the employer and see customers working away independently,” shares Emily.