Ryan’s Journey with are-able’s School Leavers Employment Supports (SLES) in Colac

Ryan’s Journey with are-able’s School Leavers Employment Supports (SLES) in Colac

are-able is excited to share the heartwarming story of Ryan, a young man who discovered newfound purpose and independence through the support of are-able’s NDIS School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES) program.

Ryan’s journey began when he was completing Year 11 at the Colac Specialist School. He found himself disengaged from traditional school activities and faced the challenge of transitioning to the workforce. It was clear that he needed a supportive environment that would empower him to explore his potential.

Enter the SLES program provided by are-able, a tailored service designed to assist young individuals like Ryan in their transition from school to employment. Ryan quickly discovered the program’s unique feature: the opportunity to gain practical work experience in the landscaping industry.

This hands-on experience proved to be transformative for Ryan. Not only did it enable him to develop essential skills, but it also ignited a newfound passion for landscaping. Through his dedication and hard work, Ryan’s journey took an unexpected turn – he secured meaningful employment in the landscaping field.

The impact of the SLES program on Ryan’s life has been profound. Beyond helping him secure employment, it has played a crucial role in building his self-confidence and fostering his sense of independence. Ryan’s newfound enthusiasm has also translated into increased engagement in school activities, marking a positive shift in his educational journey.

Ryan’s story is a testament to the power of tailored support and opportunities provided by are-able. It showcases how individuals like Ryan can overcome challenges, discover their passions, and embark on a path towards employment, independence, and personal growth.

For more inspiring stories and information about the NDIS Activities and Services offered by are-able, please contact our team today!