We wrote about the Employers Stammering Network (ESN) https://www.musedcn.org.uk/2016/05/26/the-employers-stammering-network/) a year ago. We know that stammering is still too often a hidden disability at work. The result? It can be difficult for people to use their strengths and talents to the full for employers and colleagues to understand what changes can make a big difference. […]
This useful booklet is guidance on how to support people living with ASD who may need further support with mental health.
Hello, I’m trying to determine whether or not there is a relationship between managerial practices, and the impact on people with dyslexia regarding employment stability. The study involves the completion of a short questionnaire which is available online and will take approximately 40 minutes to complete. Please click on the web link below to take […]
Signly is an app which displays pre-recorded sign language videos on a user’s mobile, enabling better access to written content for d/Deaf sign language users. Signly can be used for trails, posters, leaflets and forms. Information regarding the app and links are here https://signly.co/
Culture Coventry are looking for participants in the following project: Summary Neuroaesthetics explores the synergy between the needs and interests of neurodiverse audiences, with the fascinations and performance modes utilised by live artists. Working in collaboration with young people who are largely non-verbal, with severe needs, the artists will be challenged to find meaningful points […]
Neurodiversity: Dyslexia Dyslexia is part of the neurodiversity spectrum which includes dyspraxia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, ADD, ASD (autism spectrum disorder) and tourettes. (Source: DANDA) Up to 10% of the population are known to have dyslexic traits, however as knowledge and awareness increases more people, particularly adults are discovering that they are dyslexic. This is something that […]
We have a number of twitter feeds about what neurodiversity is and how it is a positive asset to the workplace. There are a number of excellent organisations and associations, particularly local groups who have a great deal of experience. These organisations are happy to be contacted to raise awareness, inclusive practice and support. Neurodiversity […]
Shape Arts https://www.shapearts.org.uk/about-shape- arts DASH Arts http://www.dasharts.org/ Disability Arts Online http://disabilityarts.online/ Arts Council: Creative Case for Diversity http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/how-we- make-impact/diversity- and-equality GLOBI Inclusion: #Draw Disability http://www.globi-observatory.org/drawdisability/ Dialogue Beyond Sight http://www.dialoguebeyondsight.com/home VocalEyes http://www.vocaleyes.co.uk/
Guidelines issued by Government https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/inclusive-communication/accessible-communication-formats UK Association for Accessible Formats https://www.ukaaf.org/large-print/ RNIB Clear Print Guidelines http://www.psncorp.com/Downloads/RNIB_Clear_Print_Guidelines.pdf British Dyslexia Association Style Guide for people with neurodiversity (particularly dyslexia) https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/advice/employers/creating-a-dyslexia-friendly-workplace/dyslexia-friendly-style-guide
A coalition of seven charities including Guides Dogs, this website provides information about their charity, the law regarding assistance dogs and what your organisation can do to welcome assistance dogs http://www.assistancedogs.org.uk/
Improving Access to Historic Buildings and Landscapes by Historic England https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/technical-advice/easy-access-to-historic-buildings-and-landscapes/
Critically acclaimed actor and performance artist Mat Fraser was commissioned by the Research Centre for Museums and Galleries at the University of Leicester to create a new artistic work, shaped out of a collaborative engagement with museum collections, research and expertise in medical history, museums and disability
As part of the project Key 4 Learning and the Dyspraxia Foundation have developed an Employers Guide providing information to enable employers to better recognise and support people with dyspraxia in the workplace. This document was written by professionals with extensive experience of supporting adults with neurodiverse conditions in the workplace and incorporates feedback from […]
Along the course of the 20th century, museums created an identity crisis for themselves. One that has deeply influenced the way people perceive them, still today, and, consequently, their relationship with them.
The Jodi Mattes Trust promotes barrier-free access to cultural collections for disabled people. Museums, galleries, archives, libraries and heritage sites use technology ever more to serve their audiences.The Trust fosters the cultural equality of disabled people by celebrating best practice through the Jodi Awards.
The Disability Co-operative Network is for museums, art galleries and other cultural venues to seek and share knowledge to break down social barriers. But the network is not exclusively for the Heritage and Culture Sector. We want people outside the sector to also join this network to share knowledge on creating strategies in the workplace, […]