In This Blog: disability inclusion is possible for everyone in every business with every level of impairment. Here we will dispel the myth that it is not possible The Cambridge… Continue Reading Does Disability Inclusion Exclude Others?
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Transcription Okay, so just a quick overview of what we will be covering today in today’s webinar. So we will be discovering a brief introduction to Celebrating Disability so that… Continue Reading Prioritising Disability Webinar
In This Blog: disability inclusion in the workplace can be the top inclusion priority for many organisations. This blog talks about the ways to implement strategies. Making what can seem… Continue Reading Prioritising Disability in the Workplace
In This Blog: a culture that is inclusive of disabled people does not just happen. This blog will offer insight into why disability awareness in the workplace matters. With insight… Continue Reading Why Disability Awareness in the Workplace Matters
In This Blog: There are many reasons why disabled people choose not to disclose a disability. The prevailing reason being fear of discrimination. Here are 7 ways to encourage confidence… Continue Reading Disclosing a Disability – Why Disabled Employees Don’t
In this blog: The question: What Do You Call a Disabled Person is a fairly popular one. People often struggle to engage with disabled people due to fear of offending.… Continue Reading What Do You Call a Disabled Person
In this blog: What to do to create an event that is successfully accessible and inclusive for disabled people. Helping disabled people to feel valued and welcome Why Create An Accessible Event… Continue Reading Creating An Accessible Event
In this blog: We explore 5 main reasons that show how hiring disabled employees can benefit business and look at case studies from companies in America who are making it… Continue Reading Hiring Disabled Employees: 5 Reasons You Should
In this blog: When promoting disability inclusion, it’s important to be consider as many factors as possible. Here are some tips to get you started. Quick Links: Planning for the… Continue Reading Disability Inclusion – I Did Something
In this blog: A few quick tips to help you be successful when thinking about recruiting disabled people in the workplace. Field of Dreams Recruiting disabled people into the workplace… Continue Reading Recruiting Disabled People Into The Workplace
Disability awareness and inclusion as a priority can often take a backseat to other seemingly more pressing priorities within the workplace. However, with many fail to realise is that if… Continue Reading 8 Benefits of Disability Awareness & Inclusion
Where My Journey Begins…. I recently attended an event in London. The details about where the event was held were quite sketchy. Once I arrived at the event, I realised that… Continue Reading An Unexpected Trip
Language surrounding disability has always been a minefield To me, I have always been baffled over the complexity of what people make language to be. When working in the disability… Continue Reading The Insidious Result of Language
When developing my confidence as a new business owner, what I found most helpful was the experience that came with time. As a disabled business owner, there can be added barriers… Continue Reading Becoming A Confident Business Owner
Creating a better service for everyone On a personal note, there are so many occasions (about 4 or 5 a day) where I think “a disabled person was obviously not… Continue Reading Using the experiences of disabled people to create a better service for everyone
The Definition When researching disability awareness training, you may have come across different organisations describing their training as either inclusion or awareness. This may, on the surface, seem no more… Continue Reading Disability Inclusion Training vs Disability Awareness
The Right Candidate When recruiting for a role, whether that role is paid or voluntary, full-time or part-time, you always want to make sure that you’re getting as much value… Continue Reading Attracting Disabled Candidates
Recently I have been experiencing for myself the frustrations faced when going to buy a product. Thinking the product will enhance my independence however, often it has turned out to… Continue Reading Inclusive Design – Designing For All
Recruit for Diversity Whether a one man band or a business employing millions, it is imperative that there is a culture that builds on the strengths of employees. As is… Continue Reading A Culture of Diversity
Well, the short answer is: Yes! Absolutely. Without a doubt Every single business in every single sector needs to be inclusive of disabled people: Disabled people as customers, disabled people… Continue Reading Does Your Business Really Need to be Accessible?
The Situation As a wheelchair user and a non-driver, I rely heavily on the train service to maintain relative independence. I consciously chose to live in an area that was… Continue Reading Not Another Wheelchair User!
It costs to overlook disability Along with the other supplier processes that you need such as HR, Business Development and Sales, Disability Equality is an essential. A lot of people… Continue Reading Disability Equality – The Overlooked Essential for Any Business
Disabled employees do not want to be treated ‘differently’ to others. However, if other members of the team do not understand how best to communicate or an employee with a… Continue Reading Communication in the workplace for disabled people
In this blog: When engaging with disabled people, the strategy and design of your disabled toilet will make a massive difference to your success Disabled toilets are not only about… Continue Reading Disabled toilets – getting it right for your customers
My journey to equality Over the years, my personal opinions of disability have changed and developed as I, along with my experiences have done the same. As a teenager, I… Continue Reading The Value of Inclusion
The importance of web accessibility to disabled customers I received an email the other day from a person I met at an exhibition. We had been talking about how, when… Continue Reading Disabled Customers – Don’t Ignore Them
The Context Over the last few months and throughout my career, there have been many conversations about whether the term “disabled people” should be utilised over the term “people with… Continue Reading Disabled person vs. person with… The debate continues
New Year: New Start After the New Year, there a many things that people have intentions of doing differently. These are commonly known as New Year Resolutions. With all the… Continue Reading Harnessing the Experience of Disabled Employees
In This Blog: Making sure that every disabled shopper finds your shop accessible will mean that they stay longer and spend more money. Here are some ways for you to… Continue Reading Making Your Shop Disability Accessible
Yes I know… it’s only October and I’m already dropping the “C” word. Believe me – I’m not happy. There’s a good reason though and as December is fast approaching,… Continue Reading Ensuring your Christmas Party is Inclusive for All
The Business Case Many employers and managers miss out on having a diverse and experienced workforce because they don’t understand the potential benefits that come from hiring a part-time employee… Continue Reading Flexible Working – Thinking Outside The Box
Best Practice for Supporting a Disabled Employee When researching best practice for managers supporting disabled employees at work, there are many articles and blogs on best ways to achieve a… Continue Reading Supporting a Disabled Employee at Work
Background Over the years I have consulted on, written and implemented policies that support personalisation and disability equality. I have, alongside colleagues with like minded ideals, delivered training, written workbooks… Continue Reading Disability Inequality in the Workplace
Access isn’t all physical When people think of disabled access and equality for disabled people, they most commonly think about the physical implications: Ramp or level access into buildings Accessible toilets… Continue Reading Disabled Access Is All About Attitude
As a physically disabled person using an electric wheelchair, I have been to many workplaces – some clearly more accessible than others. I always find it interesting to hear individual… Continue Reading The Accessible Workplace
According to statistics, 1.3 million disabled people in the UK are available and willing to work. Only half of disabled people in the UK of working age are in work compared to… Continue Reading Disability: What’s the problem?
There’s no getting away from the language used to describe disabled people. Before you read any further, have a think about the language that springs to your mind when thinking… Continue Reading So Brave