Tab Ahmad is the founder and CEO of EmployAbility, a not-for-profit organisation that supports neurodiverse and disabled students and graduates into employment, as well as providing ongoing support once in employment. She kindly gave some of her time to share some key insights for the blog. It’s about ‘adjustments’, not ‘reasonable adjustments’ One topic that… Read More Interview with Tab Ahmad, Founder & CEO of EmployAbility
The Equality Act 2010 is legislation designed to give rights to those with ‘protected characteristics’; disability is one of those characteristics. This allows for a mental health difficulty to come under the protection of the law. However, speaking to an employer about a mental health challenge can still be intimidating. For this post, I’ve collated… Read More Advice for if you feel worried speaking to an employer about your mental health challenges
I asked several experts to share their answers to the question – “From your experience, what’s the best piece of advice you would give to an Autistic student looking for employment?” We’re very lucky that people gave up their time to help out, and here are their answers: Daniel Aherne, Director, Adjust Consultancy and Training… Read More Advice for Autistic students looking for employment
I wanted to share with you some thoughts that I have had about starting a new job. Since finishing University 10 years ago, I have had 3 jobs. Although everyone’s experience of starting a new job is different, I think these tips will help to keep things in perspective: We all experience the first day… Read More Worried about starting a new job?
Apologies from the DTG team that the blog has been a little quiet of late but now things are finally calming down for most of us….we hope you are ready for a last minute round up of some disability related news and advice you may have missed this year? It’s quite a read, so grab… Read More Ready for your festive round up?
Date June 1st 2017, Venue: Imperial College London, now open to all AGCAS members The aim of this event is to increase participants’ confidence and knowledge when working with students with non-visible disabilities, and will cover the following – What is a “non-visible” disability? Positive self-marketing for students: Role models, and examples of strengths and attributes… Read More AGCAS training event. Seeing the unseen: How to spot and support students with non-visible disabilities