Archive | 2020

Depression Awareness

Employers for Disability NI has launched the first in a series of fact sheets and case studies to provide insight into the experiences of people with mental health issues and how they can be supported in the workplace, whether by HR personnel, line managers or colleagues.  This series has been funded by the Halifax Foundation. […]

Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion

Energy Impairment and Disability Inclusion, a report by the Chronic Illness Inclusion Project, provides very interesting information on people experiencing energy impairment, particularly how they are often not considered to have a disability, experience hostility and have their fatigue dismissed with comments such as “everyone gets tired”. There has been very little work done on this […]

Advice for groups with specific mental health needs during coronavirus situation

There has been a lot of information provided on how to manage anxiety and stress at the moment. However, for people with existing mental health conditions as well those with autism, learning disabilities, dementia etc., there are particular challenges. Therefore, the information from Public Health England, is very useful. It gives information, but also provides […]

Equality Commission NI and NI Human Rights Commission to establish Disability Forum to inform monitoring of Government’s delivery of UN Disability obligations

The IMNI Disability Forum will involve persons with disabilities and their representative organisations to inform and coordinate actions to support and challenge government to  comply with its obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). Involvement in independent monitoring is however not a replacement for the direct involvement of […]

Upcoming Event: “Menopause: What you need to know” – Postponed

“Menopause: What you need to know” – Gain insight into the experience of menopause and how to manage the effects in the workplace  Date: Tuesday 7 April 2020 Venue: Openreach, Riverside Tower, 5 Lanyon Place, Belfast BT1 3BT Time: 10.00am – 12.30pm (registration 9:45am) Cost: Member rate: £59.50 + VAT Non-member: £75.00 + VAT Lead Partner: […]