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Assistive Technology in the Workplace

In This Blog: Assistive technology consists of systems and equipment; including physical devices and software. They are designed to maintain or increase performance for disabled people. Disabled people in the UK face disproportionately high unemployment rates, with 53% unemployed compared to only 23% of non-disabled people. Looking to leadership positions, the situation is even more stark – a survey of …

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Prioritising Disability in the Workplace

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 a mammoth task, a lot more manageable Disability in the Workplace – an opportunity There are a lot of reasons why disability in the workplace often takes a second or third …

Why Disability Awareness in the Workplace Matters

Why Disability Awareness in the Workplace Matters

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 for what leaders can do to support a culture of inclusion. Yesterday, I went to a networking event. This event was not specifically about disability or inclusion which for me …

Disclosing a Disability - Why Disabled Employees Don't

Disclosing a Disability – Why Disabled Employees Don’t

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 to disclose Encouraging Discloser – Why It Matters A few reasons would include: Equality Fairness Justice Disabled people deserve to live an autonomous life in society and part of being …

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Hiring Disabled Employees: 5 Reasons You Should

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 a success. We all agree that everyone has an equal right to employment. For years, employers have maintained low expectations when it comes to hiring disabled employees. As a result, …

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Disability Language: How To Talk About Disability

In This Blog: disability language can be hard to get one’s head around. One reason for this is because language surrounding disability is so fluid and what was the common term from 30 years ago, may not be the common time today. This blog will help to get to grips with how to know some of the more acceptable terms …