Why the opinion of disabled people matters to researchers

Maya Middlemiss of Saros Research explains why it is so important that researchers include the views of disabled people: Saros Research is the UK’s main portal that qualitative researchers and user experience designers turn to, when they want to find people to give feedback on what they are doing.  They specialize in matching researchers with … Continue reading Why the opinion of disabled people matters to researchers

Change for 2015 Disability Campaign.

This campaign is being led by Evenbreak friend and partner Disability Horizons, and I have copied their blog about it here, written by Martyn Sibley: Tell us in a one minute video a change you want to see happen in 2015!!! All too often, disabled people are excluded because of physical, attitudinal and procedural barriers. … Continue reading Change for 2015 Disability Campaign.

Consultation on Accessibility – NHS England

Making health and social care information accessible Launch of consultation on the draft accessible information standard NHS England has committed to the development and implementation of a new ‘accessible information standard.’ The standard aims to establish a clear and consistent framework, and provide direction to the health and adult social care system, such that disabled … Continue reading Consultation on Accessibility – NHS England

Society is becoming more accepting of mobility aid users

  Mobility aid users between the ages of 30 – 60 still feel the greatest stigma People who use a mobility scooter feel the greatest prejudice Decrease in those feeling unaccepted in society suggests the UK is providing greater education and awareness for disabled people. A recent survey revealed that mobility product users are feeling … Continue reading Society is becoming more accepting of mobility aid users

Braille Business Cards – the easy way!

As an organisation that works in the disability field, accessibility is crucial to everything we do. At Evenbreak we go to great pains to ensure our website and job board is as accessible as it's possible to be (the extra effort and expense is well worth it to ensure that as many candidates as possible … Continue reading Braille Business Cards – the easy way!

Admin support tips for dyslexic employees

Today, it is virtually impossible for a person to find a job that does not require some level of reading, writing, remembering, or computer use. Dyslexic adults often struggle with organisation and time management at work, which can be an obvious problem for employers. Many dyslexic workers can find themselves overwhelmed by the workload and … Continue reading Admin support tips for dyslexic employees

Access to Work for Self-arranged Work Experience

Evenbreak woud like you to know about current changes to Access to Work. If you have a health condition or a disability, Access to Work can provide practical and financial support to help you overcome barriers to starting or keeping a job. Access to Work advisers can also give practical advice to an employer offering … Continue reading Access to Work for Self-arranged Work Experience