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EMPLOYMENT AND DISABILITY EXAMPLES

Below are outlined examples of just some of the employment undertaken by people with disabilities with whom I have worked, together with an indication of each individual's disability.

DISABILITY
EMPLOYMENT
Arthritis
  • Probation Officer
  • Primary School Teacher
  • Senior Media Trainer
Arthritis, Dyslexia
  • Senior Training Officer
Autism, Dyspraxia
  • Training and Consultancy Coordinator
Blind
Brain hemorrhage, fatigue and mental processing problems
  • Money and Benefits Advice Supervisor
  • Manager of Assessment Centre for Children
Brain hemorrhage, memory loss, fatigue
  • Bakery Assistant
Cerebral Palsy
  • Receptionist
Cerebral Palsy, wheelchair user
  • Youth Transition Coordinator
  • Clerical Officer
Cyclothymia Bipolar, Panic Attacks, Depression and Stress
  • Secondary School Teacher
Depression (bipolar), Psychosis
  • Legal Officer
Depression (work related stress)
  • Employment and Training Advisor
Double amputee, wheelchair user
  • Regional Partnership Manager
Dyslexia
  • Direct Payments Advisor
Dyslexia, Dyspraxia
  • Senior Home Care Assistant
  • Probation Officer
Dyslexia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • IT Technician
Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, memory loss
  • Residential Care Worker
Epilepsy
  • NHS Service Coordinator
Friedrich's Ataxia, wheelchair user
  • Receptionist
Head and back injury, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia
  • Senior Solicitor
Head injury and Viral Meningitis, wheelchair user
  • College Lecturer
Microcephaly, Dyslexia
  • Nursery Assistant
Multiple Sclerosis
  • Behaviour Consultant
  • College Lecturer
  • Primary School Teacher
Multiple Sclerosis, wheelchair user
  • Local Government Principal Officer
  • Clerical Assistant
Nocturnal Epilepsy, memory loss
  • Work Flow Manager
  • Police Officer
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Self-harming
  • Primary School Teacher
Osteoarthritis
  • Local Government Programme Manager
Osteoporosis
  • Secondary School Teacher
Post Polio Syndrome, wheelchair user
  • Chief Executive of major charity
  • Legal Caseworker
  • Solicitor
Partially Sighted
Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Administrative Officer
  • Clerical Officer
  • Project Manager
Spastic Paraperesis, wheelchair user
  • NHS Support Service Manager
Spinal injury and Fybromyalgia
  • Local Government Access and Inclusion Officer

In all cases I have been closely involved in the process of developing working methods and work strategies which minimize the impact of the individual's disability on their employment.  This may have required: