Knowing your rights as a disabled person in applications and employment

Knowing your rights is crucial, regardless of your circumstances. If you know your rights, you’ll always be able to exercise them accordingly. Whilst everyone has the same fundamental rights in the UK, it’s important to understand that some groups have extra protection against discrimination. Those of us with disabilities and neurodiversities included. There can beContinue reading “Knowing your rights as a disabled person in applications and employment”

Getting support in the workplace

Support in the workplace involves employers giving their staff the tools they need to succeed. It’s a form of equity that levels the playing field for disabled and neurodiverse employees. In the UK, it is a legal requirement for employers to provide support in the workplace. It’s always worth talking to your employer to seeContinue reading “Getting support in the workplace”

Getting to know a colleague with a disability

As a person with a visible disability, I often find that some non-disabled people struggle with initial conversation and how to act around me. Most of the time, this is because of awkwardness. People don’t always know what to say or fear saying the wrong thing, so they opt to say nothing. However, disability isContinue reading “Getting to know a colleague with a disability”