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Co-Production: Good Idea or Swear Word?!

Co-Production: Good Idea or Swear Word?!   Last week I chaired and co-delivered an event held by Norfolk Coalition of Disabled People.   The focus was on how Like this: tweet this
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Disability Awareness Brownie Badge

When my niece first became a Brownie I showed her my old uniform hoping she would be impressed with all my badges. The uniform has changed hugely since my brown bobble hat and shirt dress days and her comment was that my dress was from ‘the olden days’! Like this: tweet this
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Disability Awareness Still Necessary?

Disability Awareness Still Necessary? After a busy year of delivering a record number of disability awareness training and disability equality training I took most of November off to take a holiday. The disability training I have delivered has been really well received which is obviously great to hear as a disability awareness trainer. However, it […]
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Disability Etiquette or Over-Sensitivity?

Disability Etiquette or Over-Sensitivity? Last month I was giving a keynote speech to a group of senior managers about the business case for disability equality. One of the points I was making was that the issue of disability equality is not going to go away; in fact it is going to become more important in […]
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How Accessible is On-line Job Seeking?

How Accessible is On-line Job Seeking? When I deliver my personal development and employment workshops to blind and partially sighted job seekers the issue of completing application forms often arises. With so many job vacancies Like this: tweet this
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How Conscious are you of your Unconscious Bias?

The topic of unconscious bias seems to be prevalent at the moment. Articles keep popping into my inbox and my web searches. Social scientists would no doubt tell me this is something that has been talked about for years, but it is news to me and seems to be trending. The concept of unconscious bias […]
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Live Web User Testing

Live Web User Testing – Last night I gave a live user web test to an audience of web developers. I had been invited by Kimberley Tew, a freelance on-line editor with a particular interest in accessibility. I have user tested websites for Kimberley before. Previously testing consisted of the two of us in a […]
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The Power of Lived Experience

The Power of Lived Experience Guest Blogger: Faye Savage    When I deliver my personal development and career development training to disabled people they don’t always feel Like this: tweet this
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The Social Model of Disability: A Personal ‘Turning Point’

The Social Model of Disability: A Personal ‘Turning Point’ In a recent media interview I was asked, ‘describe any important turning points in your life’. I replied that a key turning point for me was definitely learning about the social model of disability. Like this: tweet this
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Unconscious Bias, Recruitment and Disability

In my last blog post I wrote about what I understand unconscious bias to be. It’s about how we are all prone to deeply held views that can lead to unwitting, unconscious bias. We are hard-wired to prefer people who look like us, sound like us and who we share common ground with. Unconscious bias […]
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