Disabled and Special Needs Employment Mentoring
The employment mentoring and related services offered in this section of ABLEize are specifically aimed at assisting disabled and special needs people including those with a learning disability, autism and mental health issues as well as their carers, family members, organisations and businesses.
Employment entoring services for the disabled are sadly few and far between in the UK but are slowing growing as the benefits can greatly assist with building relationships, maintaining worthwhile employment and learning to socialise and cope with what everyday life has to throw at the disabled individual. Discover the services of a mentor for those with a disability by browsing the resources below.
A professional organisation offering much needed disabled mentoring services to help all disabilities including those with special needs and learning disabilities cope with everyday life, employment and gaining greater social skills. Mentoring is also offered to businesses to greater understand the needs of the disabled in the workplace as well as assisting with the study and access needs of all educational bodies. Check out the website for full details of the mentor services.
Information provided by Disability Rights UK about how to set up a mentoring scheme along with publications to assist businesses and organisations to take advantage of the benefits of mentoring for those with disabilities and special needs including how businesses can gain a greater understanding of the disabled persons needs.
Provides details of their employment mentoring and coaching with examples of work coaching and the techniques used. Includes Shaw Trust contacts.
Details of specialist mentoring offered to disabled students attending Oxford University. Site explains the mentoring process, what to expext from your mentor and how to take advantage of this valuable service.