Sources of Advice for Employers
The high rate of unemployment among people with disabilities is an indicator of the complex and challenging barriers that exist which hinder them in accessing employment.
As an employer you can contribute greatly in helping to remove these barriers. This can be done by implementing employment equality legislation and increasing your awareness of the wide range of employment supports and Assistive Technologies that are available to you.
Assistive Technology (AT) is about supporting people and implementing innovative practice in a wide range of workplace settings.
Through related case studies and other recommendations this section aims to highlight the ways in which the skills and abilities of disabled employees can be optimized through the use of Assistive Technology.