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Equal Opportunities Issues

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Disability

Image for Internet Link TCD Disability Service (www.tcd.ie/disability/students/Employment/students/placement.php) download a practical booklet "Transition to Employment from the Disability Service"
Image for Internet Link 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.
Image for Internet Link Blind Net (www.blind.net) Contains information on blindness-related issues and useful links.
Image for Internet Link Citizens Information Board (www.citizensinformationboard.ie) Assists individuals, including those with disabilities, to identify their needs and access their entitlements to social services.
Image for Internet Link www.employability.ie Supported employment service for people who have a disability or health issue and live in the Dublin southwest area.
Image for Internet Link Employers' Forum on Disability (www.employers-forum.co.uk) An employers' organisation focused on disability as it affects business.
Image for Internet Link Equality Authority (www.equality.ie) An Irish independent body providing information on equality issues / legislation
Image for Internet Link FAS (www.fas.ie) Employment support for people with disabilities.
Image for Internet Link 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.
Image for Internet Link Irish Association of Supported Employment (www.iase.ie) providing advice, advocacy and guidance to people with disabiliites to the relevant supports available.
Image for Internet Link Kanchi (www.kanchi.org) a not-for-profit disability organisation that works to change mindsets and behaviours around disability.
Image for Internet Link National Disability Authority (NDA) (www.nda.ie) Ireland's most comprehensive collection of information dedicated to disability-related issues.
Image for Internet Link 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.
Image for Internet Link Prospects.ac.uk (www.prospects.ac.uk/links/disability) for tips, case studies and UK resources for people with disabilities seeking employment.
Image for Internet Link Skill.org (www.skill.org.uk) promotes opportunities for people with any kind of disability.
Image for Internet Link Usemyability.org.uk (www.usemyability.org.uk) practical advice to help students develop their employability skills.
Image for Internet Link 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.
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Youreable.com (www.youreable.com) for information, products and services for people with disabilities.



Should I disclose a disability to a prospective employer?

Some suggestions on how to approach this for students and graduates.


Women & Employment

Image for Folder link International Women's Day 2009 talk from Emily O'Reilly, Ombudsman