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Autism in the workplace

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For details of Janine's training on Autism and Neurodiversity in the Workplace, click here.

The importance of autism equality in the workplace – an interview with Janine Booth

Submitted by Janine on 4 April 2016 at 09:30

Published on the Jessica Kingsley Publishers blog.

Autism educator Damian Milton (South Bank University, National Autistic Society) recently spoke with author Janine Booth about some of the issues raised in her new book, Autism Equality in the Workplace: Removing Barriers and Challenging Discrimination. During the interview Janine speaks at length about the importance of unions for employees with autism and how improved communication and understanding of autism by employers can benefit all workers.

Disability Officer's report to RMT London Transport Regional Council, October 2015

Submitted by Janine on 10 October 2015 at 16:20
  • LUL Fit for the Future Stations Equality Impact Assessment
  • Disability discrimination cases in LUL
  • Employers' disability policies
  • Proposed employment policy on Autism
  • RMT training
  • Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC)
  • UK Disability History Month
  • UN to investigate UK government
  • Access to Work survey
  • WOW petition

Autism and Hate crime

Submitted by Janine on 9 September 2014 at 18:58

From the TUC handbook, Autism in the Workplace

In 2013, Labour MP Ian Mearns introduced a Ten-Minute Rule Bill to require the police to maintain a register of hate crimes committed against people with learning difficulties, learning disabilities and autism. During the early months of 2014, this Bill is progressing through its Parliamentary stages.