Evenbreak’s Best Practice Portal
Best Practice Portal
Sponsored by Wellcome and Channel 4.
The Best Practice Portal is available to employees of those organisations who have paid for membership. It is full of resources which should give you confidence around the practical issues around inclusion and accessibility in the work place. Search by category and/or keyword or browse all the content. The content is a combination of original work and content curated from other sources. Please note this is for the use of your organisation only and not to be shared with people outside of the organisation.
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Best Practice Portal - An Introduction from Jane Hatton on Vimeo.
Great video giving a very clear introduction to the social model of disability
Produced by our friends at Diversity and Ability, this video shows you how to look after your people’s mental health when they are working remotely or in the workplace
You don’t need to be an expert to get the best from dyspraxic or neurodiverse employees. A little understanding and support goes a long way… by Maxine Roper
An article from internationally recognised expert in Neurodiversity, Professor Amanda Kirby, CEO of Do-IT Solutions. About 1 in 8 people in the workplace 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 person […]
Useful animated video from Microsoft on their inclusive interview processes
Article written by Graeme Whippy MBE on why Guaranteed Interview Schemes can fail, and how to make sure they don’t
Report sponsored by EY on Taking Disability Confidence Global
Factsheet on the Social Model of Disability source: Inclusion London
A guide from Remploy on supporting disabled employees
A guide from CIPD on Neurodiversity at work
A guide from CIPD on the business case for diversity and inclusion at work
A guide produced by KPMG and Purple
An American video giving some basic advice about conducting interviews with disabled candidates
We advise employers to make their recruitment processes as accessible as possible, but do we practice what we preach? Here is the process we used in our recent hiring round, looking to fill two roles.
Things to consider when writing job adverts to ensure you aren’t excluding disabled candidates.
Useful article written by an autistic person about the best way to work with her
A guide produced by Leonard Cheshire on creating opportunities for people with learning disabilities.
This guide was jointly produced by enei (Employers’ Network for Equality and Inclusion) and the Employers’ Stammering Network, and provides useful information and advice on how employers can reduce the barriers faced by stammerers in the workplace.
Working with Learning Disabled People Tips on working with adults with learning disabilities – from young people with learning disabilities.
The Social Model of Disability (Source – Habinteg Housing) The ‘social model of disability’ is about a clear focus on the economic, environmental and cultural barriers encountered by people who are viewed by others as having some form of impairment – whether physical, sensory or intellectual.
What is a learning disability? A learning disability is a reduced intellectual ability and difficulty with everyday activities – for example household tasks, socialising or managing money – which affects someone for their whole life.
Graeme Whippy gives an example of workplace adjustments for a colleague with sight impairment
Graeme Whippy suggests ways that employers can attract disabled candidates
Graeme Whippy discusses how to create an inclusive workplace culture
Graeme Whippy talks about how to engage with disabled people
Graeme Whippy explores the value of carrying out independent exit interviews
Graeme Whippy explores how selection methods can be more inclusive
Involving the real experts on inclusion – disabled people themselves.
Graeme Whippy explores IT Accessibility