Diversity and Ability is a social enterprise led by, and for, disabled people. We work across education, the workplace and social justice projects both within the UK and internationally to create inclusive cultures where diversity is valued and people can thrive.
We have some comprehensive free resources that support disabled people, including those with hidden or unseen differences, to access government support through the Disabled Students’ Allowance and Access to Work schemes.
We also have some blog posts which set out why including disabled people is so important, and how organisations can really make that happen. Here are some that are particularly relevant for this month and the themes of sex and relationships and hidden impairments:
The dos and don’ts of attracting diverse talentWhy your ‘diversity initiatives’ aren’t enough7 signs you’ve created a truly inclusive workforceWhat can universities do to support their queer and disabled students?
Finally, everything we do is founded in our celebration of lived experience. Here are some blogs where we’ve created space for a member of our community to share their lived experience:
What happened to my disability? Navigating neurodiversity as a womanI pray for blood: the split narrative of life with Premenstrual Dysphoric DisorderA hidden intersectionality: care experience, disability and neurodiversityWhat I wish you knew about ME: a letter to my younger self