It takes all sorts: workplaces can harness as strengths the differences that usually disadvantage people with autism.
Wanting to change a person’s autistic behaviours is like attempting to correct left-handedness or sexual preference. The modern workplace should see strength in difference.
The Americans with Disability Act helped end many barriers.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 25 on July 26. Some of the changes that it ushered in are reflected every day on our campuses, through technologies that allow people to learn and to work.
Most of us can’t bend it like Beckham, for various reasons. But is that necessarily the worst thing?
Rather than hold on to the idea of equality of opportunity, it might be more accurate to say that we don’t really support it because it comes at too high a price.
The growing inequality that triggered the Occupy protests, such as this one in Bennington, Vermont, is now registering as an issue with politicians at the highest level.
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The opportunity gap between well-off and poor American children is vast and, more alarmingly still, it is growing. Some political leaders are starting to take note of the grim consequences.
Fellas. Somethings wrong here.
As Tesco hits the headlines over accounting and fast-falling profits, 11 kempt faces look out from its website. They are the Tesco board members: three of them women and eight of them men. That ratio puts…
Sociopolitical marginalisation is a major factor in the decision to join far-right extremist and Islamist groups in Britain…
Women will now have access to information about the equality practices of prospective employers.
We’ve all seen the reports of studies demonstrating women’s inequality at work. It is well established that women are disproportionately under-represented in higher paid positions and industries, and that…