Hidden Disabilities in the Irish Workplace

By: Robert McHugh, Business World
Posted on: 18-Aug-2016
Filed under: Hidden Disability

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Watch Your Words

By: calledi
Posted on: 03-Aug-2016
Filed under: General Information
We recently posted a blog “The autistic worker – an untapped talent pool” written by Cath Everett, journalist and business blogger. In the article, she explains that IT companies are now focusing on targeted recruitment drives, to hire people with autism. There is a growing skills shortage in the IT sector and as a result companies are now looking at the talent pool available. The overall message of the article is a positive one, with employers actively looking to employ people with autism, however the language used throughout the article has been deemed offensive by some readers.

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Wearing my disability with pride

By: Zachary S. Wiersma- Science magazine
Posted on: 19-Jul-2016
Filed under: General Information

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The autistic worker – an untapped talent pool for the tech industry

By: Cath Everett - www.diginomica.com
Posted on: 15-Jul-2016
Filed under: General Information
Targeted Recruitment Drives to Hire Autistic People  A number of IT companies are launching targeted recruitment drives to hire autistic people in a bid to plug the ever-widening technical skills gap. Software giant SAP is at the vanguard of such activity and, along with other experts, shares some of the lessons learned so far.

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Employer Disability Information Service Launched

By: calledi
Posted on: 13-Jul-2016
Filed under: Press Release
The new national Employers Disability Information service (EDI) designed to provide employers with an expert peer source of advice and information on employing staff with disabilities was launched today (2nd February). The ultimate aim is to promote increased employment of people with disabilities.

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In business, I believe dyslexia is my greatest strength

By: Kitty Knowles, THE MEMO
Posted on: 12-Jul-2016
Filed under: Hidden Disability
Richard Branson joins 22 leaders in sharing his experiences of dyslexia

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Using Assistive Technology at Work

By: calledi
Posted on: 16-Jun-2016
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Mental health in the workplace

By: employer disability information
Posted on: 28-Apr-2016
Why create a workplace open to discussing mental health ? It makes good business sense to support employees who are struggling with mental health problems.

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Reasonable Accommodation

By: calledi
Posted on: 18-Mar-2016
Filed under: General Information

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