Conscious disability inclusion strategies for DE&I and HR leaders
Did you know that over 1 in 3 people show unconscious bias against people with disabilities (including neurodiversities)? This is higher than the levels of bias on the basis of gender or race. And, can affect the productivity, engagement, and wellbeing of your staff.
Watch our recorded webinar and learn how you can combat this exclusion that prevents us from being as inclusive as we'd like. Hear from DE&I experts at Next Plc, Cundall - a global engineering consultancy - and Adjust Services - a neurodiversity training consultancy.
You'll also receive the webinar slides, free guides and more.
Register to receive the recording.
During this one hour recorded webinar you'll hear from Anna Button, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist at Next Plc. Kieran Thompson, Head of Talent, Diversity & Inclusion at Cundall. And, Daniel Aherne, CEO at Adjust Services.
- Discover practical strategies that have been tried and tested to remove bias towards people with hidden disabilities and neurodiversities
- Explore how you can foster conscious inclusion, and encourage a more inclusive working environment for everyone
- Walk away with insightful and actionable steps that you can apply
Who should attend?
This session is for anyone interested in removing biases from the workplace. Increasing staff wellbeing, engagement, and productivity at the same time.
This includes HR and Talent Managers, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Professionals, Training & Development Managers, Employee Engagement Managers, and Staff Performance Managers.
Who are the speakers:
Kieran Thompson, Cundall
Head of Talent, Diversity & Inclusion
Appointed as Head of Talent, Diversity, and Inclusion at Cundall in 2019, Kieran Thompson is responsible for the design and delivery of their industry-leading global diversity and inclusion strategy.
A chartered member of the CIPD, Kieran is also accredited as Neurodiversity Aware ®, and is studying an MSc in Inequality and Society in his spare time. A prominent D&I thought-leader within the construction sector, Kieran is also a tireless proponent of equality and justice inside and outside of the workplace.
Anna Button, Next Plc
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist
Excellence in Diversity Award Winner in 2017, European Staff Network Chair of the Year, and a inductee of the Shaw Top 100 Influential People with a Disability. Anna has spent the last 22 years pushing for a culture where all are able to be their authentic self in the workplace irrespective of their difference.
Creator of the #StillAble Movement, Anna has worked primarily in the public sector for West Yorkshire Police. She recently joined Next as their Diversity and Equality Specialist to challenge head on some of the bespoke issues that the private sector are encountering.
As a disabled person herself, Anna has experienced her fair share of challenges during her career. But she's determined to create a shared understanding about what Diversity Equality and Inclusion really means in 2021 and create that safe space to ask the questions rather than assume all the answers.
Daniel Aherne, Adjust Services
CEO, Adjust Services
Founded Adjust in 2016 to help organisations start their Neurodiversity conversation. Adjust provides organisations with clear, practical & positive Neurodiversity training & consultancy.
Adjust has worked with many organisations including The CIPD, Vodafone, Santander, Mercedes, EY, Unilever, Next, The Bank of England, Unison, Clifford Chance, Farrer and Co and Macfarlanes.
Want more information on building an inclusive workplace for neurodivergent employees? Check out our guide.
Made specifically for HR and DEI managers, this guide explores the accommodations we need to be making for all staff, and what organizations can achieve when neurodiverse staff are able to thrive and deliver their unique strengths.