March 2017 News Archive

Pitch at the Palace on tour

March 1, 2017

Professor Amanda Kirby spoke at Pitch at the Palace on tour at the Tramshed in Cardiff on Friday in the presence of HRH Prince Andrew.

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Raising Awareness

March 1, 2017

Professor Amanda Kirby visited the Minister for Disability Penny Mordaunt at Westminster on 27th February in order to raise awareness of adults with neurodiverse profiles with employers and those providing support into employment.

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ADHD conference

March 14, 2017

Professor Amanda Kirby will be attending and chairing/speaking at ADHD conference this Thursday, Taunton.

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Autism and Neurodiversity Toolkit and Disability Passport ‘About Me’

March 28, 2017

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has worked in partnership with Autism Alliance UK and the Autism Task Group (comprising disabled people, parents and advocates, disability organisations and medical professionals/ academics) to develop an Autism and Neurodiversity Toolkit to help staff, from all Government Departments, better understand how they can support people with Autism and associated Neuro-Diverse conditions.

Together the group has also developed this Disability Passport ‘About Me’ that aims to support disabled claimants to safely disclose their disability or health condition to their Jobcentre Plus Work-Coach/ Adviser with the aim of improving communication and ensuring that appropriate, reasonable adjustments are identified and put in place at the earliest opportunity.

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Prison Education Trust Conference

March 29, 2017

Professor Amanda Kirby will be talking at the Prison Education Trust conference this Friday on behalf of USW at Royal Holloway.

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