Charity working for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people. Offers support, research, training and communication tools to break down barriers.
This pack has been developed by the Equality Challenge Unit for HE institutions. The materials can also inform the work of students’ unions and will help staff providing services to anticipate and remove disabling barriers and provide an inclusive service for all staff and students.
Provides assessments, learning support, training and guidance to individuals, parents, teachers and employers to ensure that people who experience dyslexia can achieve their full potential.
Provides members with support by sharing expertise, advice, training and networking opportunities. Their Disability Standard is a tool to help organisations to become disability-smart. The briefings, toolkits and line manager guides cover every aspect of bringing organisations and disabled people together from recruitment and retention to reasonable adjustments and Disabled Employee Networks.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission provides a range of guidance to support disability equality on areas such as: guidance and good practice when employing disabled people, guidance for service providers on accessibility and reasonable adjustments and disability rights publications.
Works to mobilise disabled people’s leadership and independence, improve equality and human rights and break the link between disability and poverty. They have public helplines for disabled students, to report discrimination and to help with your personal budget.
Equality Challenge Unit resource helping staff in disability services to support international students.
This guidance from the Equality Challenge Unit aims to raise awareness of the approaches higher education institutions can take to increase the level of disability disclosure and take-up of disabled students' allowance (DSA).
This report focuses on students using personal care packages, exploring their experiences in choosing an institution and managing the transition in to higher education. The differences between those who choose to attend institutions in their home area and those who move away are also explored.
The NUS Disabled Students’ Campaign and the NUS Welfare Campaign have developed a toolkit offering tips and guidance on how you can campaign on Mental Health issues that may be affecting students in your institution.
Works to improve mental health and related support, care and social equality. Mind also provides advice, information and training.
Connects textphone / minicom users with telephone users instantly with a translator, reducing barriers to access for Deaf people and people affected by hearing loss or speech difficulties.
This resource has been produced by NUS in conjunction with Time to Change and aims to equip students' unions to understand how they and their institutions can use the Time to Change pledge as a springboard to developing work around student and staff mental health.
Promoting inclusion and equality for disabled people through improved employment opportunities. Offers services to help employers recruit and retain disabled staff.
Support, research and campaign work charity to advance equality for the two million people with sight loss in the UK. Offers training and advice on products and technology to enable blind and partially sighted people.
Charity offering services to disabled people and their families. Scope campaigns for equality and provides an employment service helping employers to recruit and support disabled staff.
Campaign to tackle stigma and end mental health discrimination, with useful online resources and thought provoking films.
Their Helpline advises and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights, across England, Scotland and Wales.
Stop Hate UK works alongside local strategic partnerships to tackle Hate Crime and discrimination, encourage reporting and support the individuals and communities it affects.
Disability Law Service, fighting injustice for disabled people.