Dr George Taleporos

Dr George Taleporos has worked in this role since YDAS was established in 2006. He has a PhD in Psychology and an Honours degree in Sociology. George has 15 years of experience in disability advocacy, youth engagement, and disability service reform. George’s policy work has covered a range of areas including DHS standards, capacity building through peer support, Individualised Support Packages and the development and implementation of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). George has been published in a range of books and peer-reviewed journals. He has a healthy interest in politics and was a regular contributor to the now-defunct ABC disability portal Ramp Up.