Employment

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The power of volunteering

Sarah Levis, a blogger from Canada shares another insightful article about her experience of voluntary work and how it helped in her search to find paid employment. In my last

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From university to the world of work

DH co-editor, Srin recounts some thoughts and experiences from several years ago when he was finishing his studies and moving into – what was for him – the unknown world

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Work experience: a taste of working life in the big city

New DH contributor, Catherine Alexander, is a university student who recently went down to London to complete a work experience placement during her summer vacation. She kindly shares with us

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CLARITY Employment for Blind People: helping disabled people into employment!

Adelina Chalmers, who publishes a blog called Promoting Good Practice, writes about a fantastic organisation which helps people who are blind into employment. Whilst I was putting together some final

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Employment and disability: a personal perspective

New DH contributor, Sarah Levis, a blogger from Canada shares a moving personal insight into her experience of trying to find employment and kindly offers some thoughts for others facing

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The big book launch!

DH’s co-editor, Martyn Sibley, writes about his book launch and the inspiration behind the Disability Diamond Theory. In taking the step from being a disability charity fundraiser into the untitled

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Welcome to Budapest’s Hotel Panda – A hotel run by disabled staff

Adelina Chalmers who publishes a blog called Promoting Good Practice writes about a hotel in Budapest, Hungary that is run by disabled staff. Mentioning Central-Eastern Europe prompts in most people’s

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Starting your own business – Inspired by incapacity

DH meets Ian Davies, inventor of The Plugster which helps people with mobility difficulties to help pull a plug from a socket. In 1996 Ian Davies had a road accident

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The London Underground – An accessible future?

Transport for London (“TfL”) who are responsible for managing the London Underground are currently investing billions of pounds to upgrade the network in a process that will continue over the

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Starting your own business: Martyn Sibley

Disability Horizons co-editor, Martyn, recently left his job at Scope to start his own social enterprise, Sunnier Days. Martyn talks about his journey starting his own business. As I write