Disability Leading the Way
In this episode from Business Disability Forum, Bela Gor and Microlink CEO Nasser Siabi discuss a neurofeedback device FocusBand.
Nasser feels this technology which has been used by athletes to remain calm and focused in competitions could be beneficial to employees in the workplace to managing their own mental health.
Learning Disabilities and Employment
Business Disability Forum CEO Diane Lightfoot and Senior Disability Consultant Charles Clement discuss the topic of unemployment for people with learning disabilities.
Diane and Charles discuss how to recruit and retain employees with learning disabilities, what help is available for your organisation, what help is available for an employee with a learning disability, how to remove barriers within the application process and the benefits of hiring a person with a learning disability.
An Introduction to Autism in the Workplace
In this episode Daniel Wiles and Michael Vermeersch discuss the barriers created in the workplace for people with autism. This episode covers:
– Different ways of thinking – sequential and parallel thinking.
– How to create the best environment for all employees to be at their best.
– The barriers neurotypical people are unaware they create.
– How changing structures can help neurodiverse employees.
Tune in to also hear about Michael’s presentation ‘If I can be myself I can be my best’ and how Microsoft’s diverse environment helped him improve things for disabled customers and employees.
BDF Advice Service Discuss Non-Visible Disabilities
Hear Business Disability Forum’s Advice service discuss non-visible disabilities, the most common topic that managers contacted them for advice and guidance on in 2016.
Our Senior Disability Consultants Charles Clement and Christopher Watkins talk about why employers struggle with managing non-visible disabilities and give practical advice on how to get this right.
Workplace Adjustments: A Whole Organisation Approach
In this podcast Dr. Siabi and Business Disability Forum’s George Selvanera discuss the challenges of implementing a successful workplace adjustments process and the benefits Microlink has seen.
Dr Siabi is Microlink’s Founder and CEO, he has 25 years’ experience delivering adjustments, helping over a quarter of a million people with disabilities health conditions to succeed in education and employment.