Workshops for disabled students – my 5 top tips

Whether you are about to deliver your first group work for disabled students, or you have lots of experience, I hope my 5 top tips will be helpful: Run your slides through the accessibility checker (as you may be emailing your slides to the students after the session). If delivering in-person go and check the… Read More Workshops for disabled students – my 5 top tips

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An artist, a new research centre, and improving access to transport – Disability in the news

An exhibition from Clarke Reynolds centred around colourful Braille art: https://www.itv.com/news/london/2023-01-06/the-braille-artist-challenging-perceptions-of-art-with-first-london-exhibition Google’s new research centre in London producing disability support tech: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-63828617 Coventry University have received a grant to find solutions to improve transport accessibility. Poor access to public transport impacts the lives of disabled people in many ways. You can read more here:  … Read More An artist, a new research centre, and improving access to transport – Disability in the news

5 tips for taking psychometric tests

With graduate scheme applications season almost upon us, I thought it was a good time to share a few top tips for disabled students taking psychometric tests. Here are my top 5 tips: You can find more tips for navigating psychometric tests here on our Disability Task Group psychometric tests resource: https://www.agcas.org.uk/Task-Groups/disability-task-group/137586 (Once you click… Read More 5 tips for taking psychometric tests

How to approach 1-2-1 appointments with disabled students

The Disability Task Group presented at last month’s AGCAS Conference. The recording of ‘How to approach 1-2-1 appointments with disabled students: mental health, neurodiversity, and other conditions’ can be found here: https://www.agcas.org.uk/Annual-Conference-2022/Parallel-sessions-A#A1 Overview of the presentation: National Context Practical adjustments for 1-2-1 appointments Common themes Reflections Resources Q&As Hope this will be a useful resource… Read More How to approach 1-2-1 appointments with disabled students

What Happens Next? 2022 (A report on the outcomes of 2019 disabled graduates)

Based on Graduate Outcomes data, What Happens Next? 2022 looks in detail at the outcomes of 2019 disabled graduates. The report has been produced annually by the AGCAS Disability Task Group for nearly 20 years. Some key findings from the 2022 report: The ongoing upward trend in the proportion of graduates from first degrees disclosing a disability… Read More What Happens Next? 2022 (A report on the outcomes of 2019 disabled graduates)

Free employability course for autistic students & graduates!

I’m excited to let you know about a new employability course for autistic students and graduates. The course has 5 main sections covering interview preparation, adjustments, knowing yourself & your autism, and planning your career path. It has been created by both autistic and non-autistic professionals. For more about the course, and to meet my… Read More Free employability course for autistic students & graduates!