Further sources of employment support and advice

Government initiatives

  • Access to work Helps pay for practical support to assist disabled individuals about to start or in employment.
  • Work and Health ProgrammeTailored employment support if you are unemployed and have a health condition or disability.

The following organisations offer a range of advice, guidance and support on recruitment and employment issues including disclosure.

  • AADD-UK Raising awareness, help and support for adults with ADHD. Includes list of regional support groups.
  • AbilityNet Helps people with any disability to use technology.
  • Association of Disabled Professionals Provides employment advice, information and/or peer support for disabled professionals.
  • Blind in Business General support for visually impaired job applicants including interview training. Also can provide readers for selection tests and assessment centres.
  • Breakthrough UK Manchester based organisation offering employment support and training to disabled people.
  • British Dyslexia Association Provides dyslexia information for those in or seeking employment. Includes advice on getting an assessment, help in finding a job and reasonable adjustments.
  • Disability Rights UK Support and advice on a range of work issues including benefits and careers, education and leadership.
  • EmployAbility Offers support, advice and guidance on the recruitment process including application advice and disclosure. Works directly with many employers including Google, Goldman Sachs, NHS and Barclays.
  • Employ My Ability Practical help on employability skills for disabled students including advice on disclosure.
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission Provides information on disability related legalisation, plus general advice and examples of good practice.
  • Evenbreak Searchable, accessible job board with opportunities from a wide range of inclusive employers.
  • Genius Within Offer job search support, resources and coaching of neurodiverse individuals.
  • Lexxic Provide specialist advice and guidance to empower organisations to create environments that are accommodating for employees with neurodiverse conditions.
  • Mind Advice and resources on mental health in the workplace.
  • MyPlus Students’ Club Offers employment support, advice and resources.
  • National Autistic Society (NAS) Offers support to students and graduates with preparation and transition to work through their employment service.
  • Neurodiversity Hub Offers support, resources and opportunities for neurodivergent students.
  • Remploy Employment service offering employment advice, training and placements for disabled people, including CV and application help and advice on disclosure and benefits.
  • Scope Employment Service Offers employment support programs for disabled graduates.
  • Shaw Trust Employment Advisers provide advice on searching and applying for jobs including help filling in application forms and writing letters to employers.

News related websites

  • Disability News Service Information and news on issues that affect the lives of disabled people
  • You'reable.com World wide information and news service for all disabled people with an interest in disability issues.