Archive | February, 2018

Invitation: “Disability Positive” Seminar and Accreditation

Would you like to be accredited by Employers for Disability NI as having a “Disability Positive” attitude? Our “Disability Positive” Seminar and Accreditation is aimed at those who want to increase their disability awareness and confidence in interacting with disabled people, whether colleagues or customers.  It has a practical, informal approach to ensure maximum participant […]

Attitudes towards people with mental health disabilities improving

Public attitudes towards people with mental health disabilities is improving, with half as many people having negative attitudes in the 2018 Equality Commission for NI’s attitudes survey (approximately 10%) as in the 2011 survey.  This is very encouraging but there is still some way to go to challenge prejudicial and stereotypical viewpoints held by this minority section […]

Events Calender 2018

Dyslexia Awareness, NI Public Ombudsman, 1 March 2018 Disability Positive Training and Accreditation, Belfast Harbour, 2 February 2018 MS Awareness Briefing, Rural Community Network, Cookstown (on behalf of our member USEL), 24 January 2018 Disability Awareness and Equality, in partnership with Dr John Kremer, 17 January 2018