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Not-for-profit sector struggling with IT

Feb. 15, 2018, 1:21 p.m.

A major survey shows more than half of respondents in the disability sector report that their IT systems don’t work well for their staff and management.

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Who’s Able-Bodied Anyway?

Feb. 7, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

The 400-year history of how we talk about the deserving versus the undeserving poor.

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The power of cricket to help people with disability

Feb. 7, 2018, 3:14 p.m.

Jason Schmidt is the southern coordinator for the Special Olympics, and has launched initiatives to get people with disability playing cricket. He is this week’s Changemaker.

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World: Misconceptions around disability in the workplace

Feb. 7, 2018, 3:10 p.m.

There are currently 3.5 million disabled people in employment, and recent figures show that 600,000 have moved into work over the last four years. However, the employment rate for disabled people in the UK has remained below 50% for the past decade.

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World: On the job market, with autism

Feb. 7, 2018, 12:10 p.m.

Adults with autism span a range of skills, abilities, education levels and interests. Many are looking for work.

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