Learning Disability Week: 17th-23rd June 2019. It’s all about sport…

As mentioned in January’s post: Why are so few people with a learning disability in employment?, over 800,000 adults in the UK are thought to have a learning disability. Next Monday, Learning Disability Week starts with a focus on accessible, inclusive sport in local communities. According to a 2015 Mencap survey, half of people with a… Read More Learning Disability Week: 17th-23rd June 2019. It’s all about sport…

Breaking down barriers: Accessing adjustments throughout the graduate recruitment process

Join the AGCAS Disability Task Group on June 5th 2019 at DMU Leicester. With experienced trainers Viki Chinn and Alison Skellern, you will explore the graduate recruitment process from the point of view of students with a disability and the employers recruiting them. You will hear from a Civil Service FastStreamer, and identify practical strategies and… Read More Breaking down barriers: Accessing adjustments throughout the graduate recruitment process

What Happens Next? – A Report on the First Destinations of Disabled Graduates 2018

This report compares the employment outcomes of disabled and non-disabled graduates and provides real evidence of the effects of a disability on a graduate’s employment prospects. What Happens Next? has been produced annually by the AGCAS Disability Task Group for 16 years. Over the years these reports have unearthed that disabled graduates’ prospects in the labour market… Read More What Happens Next? – A Report on the First Destinations of Disabled Graduates 2018

Leonard Cheshire Change 100: 3 months paid internship opportunities for disabled students

We wanted to make you aware of the Change100 employment programme. It is a programme for: ‘Talented students and graduates with disabilities or long-term health conditions — including physical, visual or hearing impairments, mental health conditions and learning disabilities and difficulties like dyslexia and dyspraxia.’ ABOUT CHANGE100 ‘Change100 brings together the UK’s top employers and talented disabled… Read More Leonard Cheshire Change 100: 3 months paid internship opportunities for disabled students