Training:

Traditional awareness training may provide information on specific impairments or disabilities. However some of the research literature in this area argues that this is misguided. Training should address the point at which disability and work intersect, because the approach to and language used about disability is often incoherent, generalised and lacking in clarity. As such my training engages with both academic and practical elements to highlight the different organisational, personal and inter-group factors at play in an employment setting. These are examples of half-day courses offered recently:

  • Disability: Definitions, Abstractions and Models,
  • Disability as Constructed Difference; Bias, Transience and Ableism
  • Disability and Organisations: Culture, Leadership and Affectivity
  • Disability, Accommodations and the Law: The Equality Act, Reasonable Adjustments and the Access to Work process
These are suitable for human resource and learning and development professionals, as well as line managers and coworkers.