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.
Unionlearn is a great resource for trade union learning representatives, and for all trade unionists interested in gaining knowledge and skills and encouraging workmates to do so too.
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.
Welcome to our month of Autism Bewareness
No demands for equal rights or fairness
Reshaping round holes into squareness
You'll miss the point if you are careless
For it's our charity's consensus
That those afflicted are defenceless
We want a cure not independence
Please help us meet our great expenses
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 facilitates a workshop for delegates identifying the issues facing autistic workers and arming trade unionists with strategies for fighting for equality.
Venue: Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS
Supporting you to support your learners
Unionlearn has long promoted the benefits of workplace learning and this event aims to help Reps explore ways to encourage learning for health, both physical and mental as well as discovering learning opportunities for health and well-being.
On 13 January, I addressed Hackney's Health and Wellbeing Board as part of its Patient Voice agenda item, discussing provision for autistic adults in the Borough. Rather belatedly, Hackney is now considering a draft plan to implement its duties under the Autism Act. Here's what I said ...
'Sonnet' means 'little song'; Saga Noren is the (autistic) lead character in Swedish/Danish crime drama The Bridge.