Check out this great article, highlighting the huge untapped pool of talent and skill in the disabled community. Making adaptations in working environments for those with additional needs isn’t simply a ‘nice thing to do’, it boosts the work force tremendously!
“For many autistic people, if they find a place where they feel supported and feel their skills can thrive they became very devoted and loyal and don’t move on. And that saves companies money because they don’t have to retrain people.”
This is very relevant to our discussion at our next SEN in STEMM roundtable in April, where the topic will be “How to get employers to embrace inclusion, recognising the diverse skill-sets and abilities of disabled people.”