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#DoItMyWay Resource Bank

Your Academic Experience Officer Meg Darroch has put together a resource bank to compliment the #DoItMyWay Toolkit!

Back in October 2021, your Academic Experience Officer Meg Darroch launched #DoItMyWay, an accessibility toolkit designed to help disabled students advocate for themselves within the students’ union, and get the help and adjustments from the SU that they need to thrive.

 

 

In addition to the #DoItMyWay toolkit, Meg has also put together a list of resources that she finds helpful in various different areas of day to day life, and thinks they’ll be helpful for you too. Whether you’re looking for resources regarding employment, education, or everyday life check out the links below!

 

Employment

 

Regardless of any physical or mental disabilities or conditions, everyone has the right to work, and deserves adjustments that help them to thrive in the workplace.

Have a look at the links below to learn more about your right to work, and the reasonable adjustments you’re entitled to ask your employer for.

 

 

Education

 

If you have a disability or long-term health condition, this shouldn’t hold you back in your education experience.

Just like workplaces, schools, colleges and universities are required to make reasonable adjustments during your academic experience that will help you achieve your full potential.

Take a look at the links below to find out how to access reasonable adjustments in your learning environment, as well as some useful tips and life hacks from fellow students about navigating education as a disabled student!

 

 

Lifestyle

 

For those of us with disabilities or long-term health conditions, we know that life looks and is experienced differently to those without.

Whether it’s planning trips and travel in advance so that you know which venues or transport stations are accessible, or budgeting around your specific health condition, life can be tricky to navigate at times.

Below are some links for tips and hacks that might help you with day-to-day life with a disability, and to help others with understanding the importance of disability inclusivity, and planning accessible events.

 

 

We hope that you find some of these resources useful, and if you haven’t checked it out already, you can find out everything you need to know about the #DoItMyWay Toolkit here!
 

 

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