Assistive technology in the workplace blog from celebrating disability website

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… Continue Reading Assistive Technology in the Workplace

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… Continue Reading Disclosing a Disability – Why Disabled Employees Don’t

Road sign with inclusion pointing left and accessibility pointing right. Next to this, an image of a winding road with many twists and turns

An Unexpected Trip

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 this was because the event was internal and therefore probably didn’t need to be more specific.  I arrived at the place where the event was held to be told that it… Continue Reading An Unexpected Trip