The Ability People have been chatting about how we’d like to mark The International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3rd. We’re all about Making Different Normal and having this day in the diary is great, but how do we really get a message of inclusion out to a much broader community?
A key part of our ethos is to be open & transparent by debunking some of the myths about disability and being disabled. We do that in our workshops by creating a safe space where people can feel they are ok to ask anything - and they tell us that’s really empowering.
So we thought we’d create the same opportunity for you to #askmeanything. Everyone in The Ability People team and our pan disability network can share their lived experience of living with a disability and being disabled, whether acquired or from birth, so there aren’t any questions we can’t tackle!
Some examples of things you might want to know:
How should I interact in the right way with someone in a wheelchair who has a personal assistant?
What kinds of jobs are most suitable for disabled people?
What’s usually the biggest challenge for an organisation looking to become disability inclusive?
Send us your questions now (nothing is out of bounds!) and we’ll post a quick video response on LinkedIn and our other social channels.
Don’t forget to follow us if you haven’t already, we’ve got some great tools coming in the pipeline to support your organisation’s journey to inclusivity that you won’t want to miss!
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