Operations Coordinator / Public Officer, Australians for Disability and Diversity Employment (ADDE)
Geoff was born with a genetic eye condition called ocular albinism. He has three grown up children and two grandchildren. He has worked on the factory floor right through to senior management positions in the commercial world and for the past 14 years worked in the Not for Profit sector managing a factory for people who are blind or have low vision.
Geoff has a passion for helping others with a disability improve their quality of life, particularly in the area of obtaining employment, He has a “can do” attitude towards any challenge and always focuses on the ability, not the disability.
•Working for Change
Working for change
Tuesday 5th August, 2014: 1:30am - 2:30am
This session examines the issues that make it difficult for people with a disability to access employment. Geoff Crawford, the Operations Manager at Australians for Disability and Diversity Employment (ADDE), asks the panelists, who all have the lived experience of disability, to expand on what can be done to address legal and attitudinal barriers to greater employment participation.