Disclosing a disability to a potential employer can be daunting enough on its own but having to ask for costly adjustments such as assistive technology, adapted furniture, or support personnel can lead to additional anxiety or concerns for a disabled applicant. Access to Work is here to help! What is Access to Work I hear… Read More Access to Work – Meeting the cost of workplace adjustments
In terms of disability, a common question from students is ‘should I disclose’? The answer to this question is not straightforward as it might first appear – despite legislation requiring that (with a few exceptions) employers treat applicants and employees equally regardless of disability, gender, age, race, religion or sexual orientation. Deciding whether to share… Read More To disclose or not to disclose…?
The AGCAS Disability Task group have recently produced a series of case studies, providing advice for colleagues, based on real experiences of working with clients. The case studies cover the following disabilities: Asperger syndrome, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, hearing impairment, mental health and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. These studies are designed to share some potential practical solutions… Read More Supporting disabled clients – case studies and frequently asked questions on the AGCAS website