Channel 4 has produced a pioneering guide to employing disabled people which has been especially tailored for the TV industry.
The guide written by PurpleSpace member and Disability Consultant Graeme K Whippy MBE, offers companies in the broadcast sector a range of practical advice on employing disabled people including how to find disabled talent, how to make a company more attractive to disabled people and ways to offer support to disabled employees.
The guide explains basic information such as what is meant by ‘disability’, guidance around language and some simple do’s and don’t’s but also offer focussed advice on how an employer might make adjustments for specific conditions such as hearing impairments, mental health conditions and dyslexia and dyspraxia. As well as offering practical advice on finding, hiring and retaining disabled talent, the guide also explains why businesses should want to hire disabled talent.
These include reasons such as having a diverse workforce
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