Invisible disabilities: making individual needs visible to the workplace

Invisible disabilities: making individual needs visible to the workplace

by Hannah Millington In the UK, 1 in 5 people have a disability and 80% of these people have an invisible disability – this means there is a high chance...

Working with Type 1 Diabetes and Lupus

Working with Type 1 Diabetes and Lupus

“Health can change in a matter of minutes; I live on the edge, planning for the unplannable” Dr Julia Hubbard Tweet Julia is a research scientist at the Francis Crick...

IBS: A Common Condition Without A Cure

IBS: A Common Condition Without A Cure

Maga Flores-Trevino Shares Her Experience IBS – or irritable bowel syndrome –  is a common condition that affects the digestive system and it is the go-to diagnosis for all unexplainable...

Learning Disability at Work: The Picture

Learning Disability at Work: The Picture

As the Government releases statistics which show an increased rate of rise in unemployment (+0.3%) over the three months to September as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, it makes...

Remote Working Can be the Push Needed to Create A Disability-Inclusive Workforce

Remote Working Can be the Push Needed to Create A Disability-Inclusive Workforce

Opinion Piece Written by Tom Morris For many people with a disability, working from home alleviates the everyday challenges of being in an office. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us...

Unequal Crisis: Disabled Workers Made Redundant

Unequal Crisis: Disabled Workers Made Redundant

Citizens Advice published a report looking into the groups most affected by redundancy during the Covid-19 pandemic back in early August. The report, titled ‘Unequal Crisis’, contained Citizens Advice’s own...

ADHD: ‘I’d never been good with starts and ends’

ADHD: ‘I’d never been good with starts and ends’

This is the ADHD experience of Melissa. “Her term has been the definitive curate’s egg,” began my first report at Oxford. Curate’s egg. Wikipedia explained to me: a thing that...

Top Ten ADHD Talks and Podcasts

Top Ten ADHD Talks and Podcasts

This list has been compiled upon consultation of the best-rated and reviewed, as well as most listened and downloaded talks and podcasts on the topic of ADHD on Spotify, Apple...

A Brief Intro to Speech Therapy

A Brief Intro to Speech Therapy

Speech therapy can help someone with a speech impairment caused by a variety of factors. Head trauma or a stroke can affect the part of the brain which controls speech...

Disability Confident

Disability Confident

The Disability Confident scheme is a government-run initiative which helps employers who have signed up to it recruit diverse talent.  In the UK, 18,000 organisations are part of the scheme which...