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
Need money? Tick. Want a job? Tick. Can’t get a job? Tick. Well, I might be able to help you then. Take a look at the infographic just below and you might learn something. It’s a surprising little infographic and reading it might just make all the difference when you apply for the next job. … Continue reading Using Social Media To Improve Your Job Search
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.
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
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
The blogs on Evenbreak, as you know, are all related to issues around disability and employment. This is an exception, and I've only written it on the off chance that it might be useful to readers. It is, rather bizarrely, about toilet seats! But toilet seats that I wish I'd known about years ago. I … Continue reading Unusual post – Better than Bidets!
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!
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
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
Many of us have problems with travel - public transport still isn't as accessible as we would like. Today's blog explores an alternative that enables some disabled people to travel to work without having to use public transport. It is a shame but fact of the matter is that public transportation for those in a … Continue reading Travelling to work – the easy way.