Employers often tend to see the disability before the person and make assumptions about their needs and capabilities – and this can mean that the skills and potential of disabled job applicants and staff are not being properly recognised. In this course, we take a humorous look at the world of work and recruitment from the perspective of disabled people through the experiences of a group of disabled professional comedians from the comedy collective Abnormally Funny People. Guided by founder member and leading disability trainer Simon Minty, the course provides personal insight and guidance on recruiting and employing disabled people and sets out how to provide reasonable adjustments and support in the workplace.
As a disabled person, getting on with the job usually requires a sense of humour.
A lot of the time, the biggest barriers that disabled people face in the workplace aren't physical - they're to do with people's att...
Sometimes, just getting into the building can be the hardest part of our working day.
Nervous and tongue-tied interviewers are one of the many hazards that disabled job candidates face.
Sometimes, it's our kind and helpful colleagues who make it hard for us to do our jobs.
See us for the wide range of abilities and experience that we bring, not just our disabilities.