Once you have succeeded in gaining employment you may need support or assistance on an on going basis to enable you to perform in your role; this support may be human, technical or something else altogether.
Connecting students with disabilities with employers who value talent.
Useful information for disabled employees
Access to Work (AtW) is available to help overcome the problems resulting from a disability. It offers practical advice and help in a flexible way that can be tailored to suit the needs of an individual in a particular job. Jobcentre Plus pays a grant, through AtW, towards any extra employment costs that result from a person?s disability.
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.
A collaboration between UK-based Deaf and hard of hearing lawyers, students and those trying to access the profession.
A charity that provides advice about computer technology for disabled people.
A self-help group of visually impaired computer professionals and users, concerned with the use of Information Technology by the blind in education.
An organisation which works with users of assistive technology to maximise their independence.
The UK's largest independent supplier of Assistive Technology and disability related management services. Empowers people with disabilities to fulfil their potential through the use of bespoke assistive technology across their lifetime of education and employment.
Aims to improve provision for disabled staff and students in the further, higher and specialist education sectors through technology.