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Evenbreak Best Practice Portal for inclusion and accessibility in the work place.

Evenbreak’s Best Practice Portal

Best Practice Portal

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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.

Latest member content:

A Guide to Autism – Inclusive Team Working

Video on inclusive team working around autism

Autism in the Workplace – Lived Experience

A video showing the lived experience of people with autism in the workplace

Social Model Video

Great video giving a very clear introduction to the social model of disability

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing

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

Is your post-Covid-19 building or service inclusive and accessible?

How to Support Employees with Dyspraxia

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

Neurodiversity and the Workplace

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 […]

Inclusive Interviews at a Glance

Useful animated video from Microsoft on their inclusive interview processes

Guaranteed Interview Schemes – friend or foe?

Article written by Graeme Whippy MBE on why Guaranteed Interview Schemes can fail, and how to make sure they don’t

Taking Disability Confidence Global

Report sponsored by EY on Taking Disability Confidence Global

The Social Model Factsheet

Factsheet on the Social Model of Disability source: Inclusion London

Disability Guide

A guide from Remploy on supporting disabled employees

Neurodiversity at Work

A guide from CIPD on Neurodiversity at work

Diversity and Inclusion at Work

A guide from CIPD on the business case for diversity and inclusion at work

Disability and the role of the board

A guide produced by KPMG and Purple

Conducting Inclusive Interviews

An American video giving some basic advice about conducting interviews with disabled candidates

Evenbreak’s Own Recruitment Process

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.

5 Tips to Make your Job Adverts more Inclusive

Things to consider when writing job adverts to ensure you aren’t excluding disabled candidates. Here at Evenbreak, we talk about diversity, inclusivity and overcoming barriers daily.  But how do employers keep disability awareness up front? Writing a job advert that appeals to disabled candidates is a great place to start! Employing disabled people means your workforce […]

Working With an Autistic Colleague

Useful article written by an autistic person about the best way to work with her

An Employers Guide to Creating More Opportunities with Disabled People

A guide produced by Leonard Cheshire on creating opportunities for people with learning disabilities.   

Understanding Stammering: A guide for employers (pdf)

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 (pdf)

Working with Learning Disabled People Tips on working with adults with learning disabilities – from young people with learning disabilities.

The Social Model of Disability (text)

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? (text)

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.

Workplace Adjustments Example – sight impairment (video)

Graeme Whippy gives an example of workplace adjustments for a colleague with sight impairment

Attracting Disabled Candidates (video)

Graeme Whippy suggests ways that employers can attract disabled candidates

Creating an Inclusive Culture (video)

Graeme Whippy discusses how to create an inclusive workplace culture

Culture – Engaging with Disabled People (video)

Graeme Whippy talks about how to engage with disabled people

Exit interviews (video)

Graeme Whippy explores the value of carrying out independent exit interviews

Inclusive Selection Methods (video)

Graeme Whippy explores how selection methods can be more inclusive