Equal Opportunities Issues
|Videos are subtitled. A range of topics including Assessment Centres, Applications etc|
|TCD Disability Service (www.tcd.ie/disability/students/Employment/students/placement.php) download a practical booklet "Transition to Employment from the Disability Service"|
|AHEAD (www.ahead.ie) Association for Higher Education Access and Disability : Information on access & disability issues.
WAM (Willing, Able Mentoring) Programme(www.ahead.ie/employment_wamprogramme.php) a structured, paid, six month mentored work placement programme.
|Blind Net (www.blind.net) Contains information on blindness-related issues and useful links.|
|Citizens Information Board (www.citizensinformationboard.ie) Assists individuals, including those with disabilities, to identify their needs and access their entitlements to social services.|
|www.employability.ie Supported employment service for people who have a disability or health issue and live in the Dublin southwest area.|
|Employers' Forum on Disability (www.employers-forum.co.uk) An employers' organisation focused on disability as it affects business.|
|Equality Authority (www.equality.ie) An Irish independent body providing information on equality issues / legislation|
|FAS (www.fas.ie) Employment support for people with disabilities.|
|www.greatwithdisability.com Provides students with a disability or long-term condition with information needed to apply for graduate jobs and go through the recruitment process in the UK.|
|Irish Association of Supported Employment (www.iase.ie) providing advice, advocacy and guidance to people with disabiliites to the relevant supports available.|
|Kanchi (www.kanchi.org) a not-for-profit disability organisation that works to change mindsets and behaviours around disability.|
|National Disability Authority (NDA) (www.nda.ie) Ireland's most comprehensive collection of information dedicated to disability-related issues.|
|Premia (www.premia.ac.uk/index.aspx) UK website with a range of awareness and development materials for research supervisors, managers, administrators, examiners, research and generic skills trainers, disabled students and graduates, staff developers, non-disabled researchers, careers advisers and others. The aim of all the materials is to make the research environment more accessible to disabled postgraduate research students.|
|Prospects.ac.uk (www.prospects.ac.uk/links/disability) for tips, case studies and UK resources for people with disabilities seeking employment.|
|Skill.org (www.skill.org.uk) promotes opportunities for people with any kind of disability.|
|Usemyability.org.uk (www.usemyability.org.uk) practical advice to help students develop their employability skills.|
|Volunteering Ireland (www.volunteeringireland.com) Has a database of both residential and non-residential voluntary work opportunities in Ireland. If you are disabled then one of the important features of the database is that it indicates whether there is disability access associated with the opportunity or not.|
Youreable.com (www.youreable.com) for information, products and services for people with disabilities.
Should I disclose a disability to a prospective employer?
Women & Employment
|International Women's Day 2009 talk from Emily O'Reilly, Ombudsman|