Managing lockdown during a pandemic might be one of the most difficult things you ever need to do with your autistic or ADHD child. The key consideration when engaging children with additional needs, is to ensure their comfort and well-being, during play time. Lockdown is already a cause of anxiety for many kids with autism … Continue reading Managing lockdown with autistic/ADHD kids indoors
“As the fourth largest employer in the world the NHS recognises it must be a role model of diversity and equality to which others can aspire.” This quote is from an article published a few year’s ago in HR Magazine It’s an editorial that’s a few years old, and reads well as a strategy document … Continue reading Tackling subconscious bias in health & social care
I feel this might be the first post of many on this issue. I’ve been thinking a lot about mental health, what it means for people who are affected and those who support them. You probably know someone who is having difficulties with mental health issues right now. You may have had episodes yourself in … Continue reading Coming clean about mental health
My piece ‘How employers can support working parents of children with hidden disabilities’ is published in Diversity Q Magazine! Thoughts and comments welcome. What works for your place of employment, for your employees? Join the conversation with employers, employees, HR, Diversity & Inclusion Managers about flexible working, disability, staff retention and inclusivity. Here’s a link to … Continue reading Are you a parent with a disabled child, should your employer care?