Sometimes a reluctance to engage with disabled people is through embarrassment rather than prejudice. A desire to not offend or say the wrong the thing, or of not being sure when, how or if to offer help, or which words to use can mean we avoid the situation altogether. Rendering the disabled person even more isolated. For that … Continue reading Disability Etiquette, part 1 – the basics
In a previous blog I began to explore some of the business benefits of employing disabled people. I like to bring this alive by using examples from real life, and will sometimes use case studies to illustrate a particular point. Today’s case study looks at the benefits from the point of view of the employer, … Continue reading Benefits of Employing Disabled People (to the employer)
I’ve written guest blogs for a number of friends and colleagues, and am a regular contributor for Birds on the Blog (twice appearing in the Forbes top 100 blogs for women!) but up until today I didn’t have my own. Anyone who knows me knows that I can (and do) talk for England on the … Continue reading New blogger in town!