Sight loss does not equal job loss

There are many simple, practical reasonable adjustments employers can make for a job applicant with visual impairment.

Thanks to Chris for sharing this great article.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/sight-loss-does-job-gill-perry

 

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Autism: the value of supported employment | Network Autism

Read this article written by Thomas Madar, a consultant with Auticon, an award-winning IT and compliance consulting business that exclusively employs autistic adults. Here, Thomas shares his experience of employment and how good autism support has been crucial in helping him finding and staying in work.

http://network.autism.org.uk/knowledge/insight-opinion/autism-value-supported-employment#.WldVr-S37xw.email

 

Thanks to Steevie for sharing this with us.

BU gets involved with ‘Eating Disorders Awareness Week’ 26 Feb-4 March

Beat,Eating,Disorders,Logo_news_imageTo mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week during Monday 26 – Wednesday 28 February, Bournemouth University is working in close partnership with Students’ Union Bournemouth University (SUBU) and Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust, to host a series of informative events, which we hope will raise awareness of eating disorders. The events are free and are open to staff, students and the wider community, but do need to be booked. https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/edaw

For full information and to book onto any of these events: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/eating-disorder-awareness-week-2018-16484201298

  • Monday 26 February, 12.00-1.00pm: Living with and working in mental health
  • Tuesday 27 February 2.00-3.00pm: Anorexia nervosa: The reality and the recovery
  •  Wednesday 28 February, 1.00-2.00pm: When the body becomes a battleground for emotional distress: Exploring how emotional intelligence can be applied to eating disorders
  •  Wednesday 28 February, 8.00-9.00pm: Mental