News About Naidex

Naidex is Europe's most established event dedicated to the disability and independent living industries, taking place this 17th & 18th of March. Showcasing the latest innovations in mobility, care, rehab, assistive technology, accessible design and more, the show brings together visitors into the halls of Birmingham’s NEC for two days of opportunities, innovation, discovery and education. As technology continues to evolve and … Continue reading News About Naidex

Vlog 16 – Apprenticeships and Internships

Apprenticeships and internships are a fantastic way to get into the world of work. In this vlog, Kiana mentions a few points to consider when deciding which opportunity to apply for and also a few schemes that don't involved qualification barriers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQFlzUbox7k Check http://www.evenbreak.co.uk if you're looking for employers who look at your talent first! … Continue reading Vlog 16 – Apprenticeships and Internships

Employers – You’re more inclusive than you think you are!

"We're at the very beginning of our journey, and really aren't very inclusive at all" This is what many employers say to me. It may be how you feel too. Perhaps you are new to diversity as a whole, or have previously focused mainly on race, gender and/or LGBTQ+. The idea of addressing disability equality … Continue reading Employers – You’re more inclusive than you think you are!

Neurodiversity and the Workplace

A guest blog from internationally recognised expert in Neurodiversity, Professor Amanda Kirby CEO of Do-IT Solutions.  About 1 in 8 people in the work place are thought to be Neurodiverse (ND). The term thought to be coined by Judy Singer, an Australian sociologist in the 1990s, recognises the fact that our brains (neuro-)naturally vary from … Continue reading Neurodiversity and the Workplace

Disability Doesn’t Discriminate (and we don’t, either!)

Although our focus is primarily on disability at Evenbreak, we recognise the importance of 'intersectionality'. Disability doesn't discriminate; it affects people of all skin colours, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, cultures, ages and so on. Our own team reflects our values around diversity and inclusion. We are all disabled (as a social firm, it's a condition … Continue reading Disability Doesn’t Discriminate (and we don’t, either!)