Sam – independence and service
Sam works in the perishables section of a supermarket in Wagga Wagga “I’m good at my job because I’m helpful and friendly with customers. And I know where stuff goes,” she jokes.
Sam’s saving up to take driving lessons. “Work’s important so I can earn money and have independence,” she says.
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About these films
These films demonstrate the strengths and contributions that people with disability can, with the right support, bring to their workplace.
The films were produced by Mainstream and Me, a project of Council for Intellectual Disability and Inclusion Australia.
Thank you to Carmel, Ben, Angus, Shailaja, Jess, Alex, Sam, Alanna and Adam for sharing their stories. And thank you to filmmakers Grace Vaughan and Jason King.
These films were funded by the NDIS through the Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) National Readiness Grants.