The following organisations provide advice and / or support disabled students as they make the transition from education into employment. Some of the organisations listed provide support for specific disabilities whilst others provide more general advice and support.
Connecting students with disabilities with employers who value talent.
Organisations providing support for disabled students
Provides employment, self-employment advice, information and peer support to disabled people and their supporters. Many members also give advice on their particular employment or experience.
AGCAS Diversity Matters - Disability and Mental Health - Careers and employment information targeted primarily at graduate jobseekers, but will be useful to anybody interested in employment and diversity, whether as someone directly affected by the issues it addresses or in a professional capacity.
BBC Extend Scheme ? Award-winning, BBC-wide work placement scheme which offers appropriately experienced and/or qualified disabled people a great opportunity to gain six months paid work experience within the BBC.
Bright Knowledge? ? Bright Knowledge contains plenty of free resources offering advice on everything from choosing courses to surviving away from home. It is powered by Brightside, which is an education charity. They create, develop and manage online mentoring projects, and other online tools and resources.
Disability Toolkits ? Disability Toolkits aims to help you gain and make the most of work experience and placement opportunities, exploring some of the issues that you might face as a disabled student and providing you with information and sources of support that may benefit you.