Following a recent poll on LinkedIn, businesses were asked what are the main worries for them about hiring people with disabilities who have transferable skills and the majority answered ‘a lack of knowledge about reasonable adjustments.
Similarly in education, its often a lack of knowledge about adjustments for learning.
The Empowerment Passport provides a platform for individuals to create a document to share what works well and what does not for them. For reasonable adjustments to work they need to be personalised as everyone thinks, learns and works differently. Reasonable Adjustments need to be reasonable for the employer or educational provider to accommodate, so the empowerment passport encourages open discussion and action once agreed.