The Inclusive Workplace

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How can we help? DCN with our partnership with EMBED can support you in creating inclusive workplaces for your organisations to grow and support your greatest asset – people. Our services page via: https://embed.org.uk/supporting-heritage This is an ongoing activity in which we welcome conversation, collaboration and positive action.  Why Inclusive Practice matters?   [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2g88Ju6nkcg[/embedyt] Current […]

Julie Reynolds reflection in her laptop

Virtual working | let’s rethink office working

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It’s a cool wet day, I am sat at my dining room table with the BBC London playing on the ipad, and flipping between chatting to family via text and Facebook on my phone, and typing this blog on a little laptop. A cup of decaff tea is constantly refreshed. The phone lays next to […]

Employers Stammering Network

Talking about Stammering

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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. […]

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Access to Work: What You Can Do

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If you have a disability (dyslexia and other neurodiverse conditions are included), you can apply for funding for equipment and coaching.  This is called Access to Work and it is funded by Central Government. Have a look at this animation to find out more about Access to Work, how to apply and what you can […]

The Autistix at the BBC

BBC Cape Project for neurodiverse talent in the workplace

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DCN was both thrilled and honoured to be invited to hear more about CAPE (Creating A Positive Environment) Project entitled ‘Joining the Dots’ to attract and retain neurodiverse talent in the workplace at the BBC. Neurodiversity is a spectrum of dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, Attention Deficit Disorder, ASD (autistic spectrum disorder) and tourettes[1] . As these […]

Dyspraxia Dynamo: Working with Dyspraxia: A Hidden Asset

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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 […]