Support for students with Post-Covid-19 Syndrome

23rd March 2021 marked the first anniversary of the first lockdown of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)  Pandemic. At the start of the first wave of infections in March 2020, the general understanding of COVID-19 was that although a small minority of those who developed symptoms would need hospital care or may die, most sufferers could… Read More Support for students with Post-Covid-19 Syndrome

How employers and careers advisors can make group meetings autism-friendly

I know that lots of us think about how to make our workshops & meetings with students as inclusive and accessible as possible. But, sometimes it’s difficult to know what practical steps to take. The recently published What Happens Next? 2021 report highlights the importance of supporting autistic students and graduates. Indeed, at all qualification… Read More How employers and careers advisors can make group meetings autism-friendly

An underused scheme and a determined job seeker – Disability in the news

1 in 5 of the UK working age population are disabled. Yet, last year, only around 35,000 people applied for Access to Work (AtW). That’s less than 1% of the disabled workforce. This is partially explained by the following: most workplace adjustments don’t cost any money to implement it could be that the adjustment needed… Read More An underused scheme and a determined job seeker – Disability in the news

Virtual interview advice in a time of Covid-19

”…Providing some practical (interview) tips for students can make a real difference to them increasing their chances of a successful outcome. This is especially important for neurodivergent students who may have some additional challenges with communication…and increased levels of anxiety.’’ One huge change that has happened during Covid-19 has been the flip to, and necessity… Read More Virtual interview advice in a time of Covid-19