Training tracher trade unionists about autism at work at the union's national centre in Brimingham.
Autistic people face discrimination and prejudice in a society which expects us to understand and fit in with social rules that are not of our making. People with autism are also part of the disabled people's fightback. This section includes my work providing 'Autism in the workplace' training and information for trade union representatives, plus campaign news, and personal and political observations.
Venue: ex Services Club, Harvey Road, Leytonstone, London E11 3DB
Join Janine and John McDonnell MP to launch this invaluable guide to fightinfg for equality for autistic people at work.
Refreshments provided. Pay bar also available.
The book will be available for sale at a reduced price.
Janine speaks about Autism in the Workplace: removing barriers and challenging discrimination in The Hub: Theatre 1 at the Autism Show at ExCel, London.
Janine will also be signing copies of her book, 'Autism Equality in the Workplace' at the National Autistic Society stand from 15:10 until 15:40.
Janine will be spekaing on Autism Equality in the Workplace: removing barriers and challenging discrimination in The Hub: Theatre 1 at the Autism Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.
Janine will also be signing copies of her book, 'Autism Equality in the Workplace' at the National Autistic Society stand from 14:10 until 14:40.
Janine will speak as part of a deputation to Hackeny's Health and Wellbeing board, explaining the need for better services (or any services!) for autistic adults in Hackney, and the importance of genuine democratic input from autistic people.
It's something I am, not something I've got
Although that may seem a fine line
You can't separate us - oh no, you can not
It isn't Asperger's - it's mine!
On 11 October 2014, I was the guest speaker at the Disability Conference of the Communication Workers' Union (CWU), held in Leeds. I addressed the conference about Autism in the Workplace, and got great feedback from delegates!
About the author
Janine Booth, is a member of the TUC Disabled Workers Committee and the committee of Autistic-UK. She is a former member of the national Council of Executives of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT). Janine runs Autism in the Workplace training events with the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA). You can contact Janine by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
From the TUC handbook, Autism in the Workplace
There are different ways of understanding disability. The two main ones are: