What’s on for Disability History Month

As Disability History Month continues, check out what’s on this week for DHM for staff to participate in:

  • Wednesday 23 November 13:00 – 14:00 DHM: Thinking about accessibility: ideas for inclusion. An interactive workshop to learn more about accessible practices that you can use in your work or study through a fun game of Cards for Inclusion and some crowdsourced tips and ideas. Book your place online via Eventbrite
  • Friday 25 November 11:00 – 12:00Asking for Reasonable Adjustments in the Workplace. This online one hour workshop from 11-12 will look at what reasonable adjustments you can expect and how to ask for these if you have a disability or health condition. The online booking via TARGETconnect may require a student ID, but the session is open to staff, follow event guidelines to book on.
  • Next week, but limited places, book now!
    Thursday 1 December 09:30 – 12:30: Deaf Awareness Session for all staff, to be booked via Staff Connect. This session will look at hearing loss, basic sign language and how you can better support our deaf community.

If you have any queries, please email WellbeingEvents@kent.ac.uk.

Our staff tell their stories for Disability History Month

Check out these video shorts on lived experience of disability, where Kent staff Anna, Maisie and Hannah share their experiences and what they wish people understood about various chronic conditions, dyslexia and ADHD.