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Esi Hardy hosts #PartofMe – a peer interview podcast. Once a month, Esi invites a guest to share their experiences of how they manage their disability in the workplace. Helping everyone to develop disability confidence and inclusion in the workplace for disabled people. Workplaces are varied; from mediator couches to the tennis court and everything in between. As well as stimulating debate and discussion, the podcast offers advice and tips for managers and disabled people alike. Search: PartofMe Podcast

Esi Hardy hosts #PartofMe – a peer interview podcast. Once a month, Esi invites a guest to share their experiences of how they manage their disability in the workplace. Helping everyone to develop disability confidence and inclusion in the workplace for disabled people. Workplaces are varied; from mediator couches to the tennis court and everything in between. As well as stimulating debate and discussion, the podcast offers advice and tips for managers and disabled people alike. Search: PartofMe Podcast
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United Kingdom

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Esi Hardy hosts #PartofMe – a peer interview podcast. Once a month, Esi invites a guest to share their experiences of how they manage their disability in the workplace. Helping everyone to develop disability confidence and inclusion in the workplace for disabled people. Workplaces are varied; from mediator couches to the tennis court and everything in between. As well as stimulating debate and discussion, the podcast offers advice and tips for managers and disabled people alike. Search: PartofMe Podcast

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English


Episodes

Episode 21: Rachel Talks About A Variety of Subjects on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

9/2/2019
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. Rachel speaks about her progressive disability. She speaks about her voluntary work and the reasons for doing it. We explore how the equipment that disabled people use can seem disabling but can actually be very enabling. As well as co-production, designing with disabled people and allies. Definitely worth a listen

Duration:00:34:15

Episode 20: Ian joins the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

8/1/2019
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Ian Loynes is CEO of Spectrum Centre for Independent Living – a community interest company led by disabled people, for disabled people. In this series of podcast interviews with disabled people, Ian explains the importance and relevance of user led organisations. Esi and Ian discuss many areas of work and disability. How is disability portrayed in the media? Why are user lead organisation so important? In this disability podcast episode, Ian shares his views and both Esi and Ian explore the...

Duration:00:27:32

Episode 19: Esi Shares Her Experiences on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

7/1/2019
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. #PartofMe has been talking to disabled people about their experiences for a year and a half. July’s episode talks to Esi - the founder and host of #PartofMe and Celebrating Disability. Hosted by Debra Levitt - founder of Bridge Road Consultants, Esi shares her experiences of why disability inclusion is so important and how to make it accessible to everyone in every business. #PartofMe Podcast is released on the first of the month and is...

Duration:00:38:42

Episode 18: Victoria Talks Events, Ability & Opportunity on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

5/31/2019
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. In this episode, Esi talks to Victoria Edwards: My name is Victoria Edwards. I have gained valuable knowledge and experience through volunteering and paid employment for both Making Space and Toucan Diversity Training as well as the Scout Association in Marketing and Event Management. I have worked in a range of environments from retail to office based and have gained valuable knowledge on what I need for myself and some others to work...

Duration:00:24:07

Episode 17: Daniel Talks Challenges Surrounding Asperger's on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

5/1/2019
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. In this episode, Daniel and Esi talk about work and disability; specifically related to Asperger's. Daniel has Asperger Syndrome and has not always found it easy to ​communicate with the world. However, he's been lucky to know some good people who have helped him both understand and come to terms with my Autism. As a result, Daniel uses his skills to help others understand the condition. He has many years of experience in the field of...

Duration:00:35:32

Episode 16: Denis On Perceptions & Attitudes on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

4/1/2019
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. Denis hosts a disability podcast in Northern Ireland and has worked as a social worker supporting disabled people to achieve inclusion. He is a member of the International Psychological Honours Society: awarded for outstanding academic achievement in the field of psychology. He has just completed his Masters in Disability and Rehabilitation Studies and is about to become a life-coach for disabled people. Denis talks about a bit of...

Duration:00:29:21

Episode 15: Meryl on Video Captioning on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

2/1/2019
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. In the episode exploring work and disability, Meryl and Esi discuss the importance of video captioning. Supporting accessibility podcasts. Meryl is a profoundly deaf lady from Texas who runs a marketing company. She talks Esi and also her clients about the effectiveness of captioning in videos. See her videos on how to make captions work for your business at: youtube.com/merylkevans #PartofMe Podcast is released on the first of the month...

Duration:00:11:45

Episode 14: Ashleigh introduces us to Job Carving on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

2/1/2019
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. In this episode, Ashleigh talks about job carving; creating job roles that compliment a disabled person's strengths and skills. Redefining work and disability. Ashleigh Ritchie is a disability training consultant with a difference. Being disabled myself she has an in depth, realistic appreciation of the needs of people with disabilities, both as employees and as customers. She has delivered equality and diversity, disability awareness...

Duration:00:31:33

Episode 13: Brodie Talks ADHD & Dyslexia on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

1/1/2019
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. This month, Brodie talks about how he manages his ADHD at work. Brodie who works in the gas and oil industry in America talks about how he manages with ADHD and dyslexia whilst carrying out his job. He offers valuable and realistic insights into how with a little support and understanding from management, he can use the creativity and passion that comes with his impairments to add extra value to what he does. #PartofMe Podcast is...

Duration:00:19:14

Episode 12: Sarah on a Diverse Workforce on the Disability In The Workplace Podcast

12/1/2018
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A series of podcast interviews with disabled people. In this disability podcast episode, Sarah talks about her experiences of being an employee and then moving on to running her own business. She talks about the barriers she faces as a disabled person and the brilliant advise that she would offer others. #PartofMe Podcast is released on the first of the month and is available on all major podcasting apps. Including: Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher. If you would like to be part of this...

Duration:00:18:30

Episode 11: Peter on Making Sport Inclusive

11/1/2018
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In this episode, Peter talks about his career as an Olympian swimmer and the importance of making sure that sport is accessible and inclusive for everyone. http://peterhullmbe.com

Duration:00:38:02

Episode 10: Gemma-Louise Talks Disability in the Media

10/1/2018
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Gemma – Louise and Esi talk about disability in the media and especially in sport. Gemma Louise is a tennis journalist and shares her thoughts on the lack of representation of disabled people on television and in sporting journalism. Useful Links: https://www.gemmalouisestevenson.com Journalism Diversity Fund: https://www.journalismdiversityfund.com/ Thomas Read Bursary for Disabled Journalists: http://www.thomasread.org/ Opportunities for work experience at Sky Sports/Sky News for...

Duration:00:47:51

Episode 9: Roland on Acquired Disability

9/1/2018
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Roland talks about supporting disabled employees who have acquired their disability. He talks honestly about how his own acquired disability and health condition was managed in his workplace and offers insight that can improve customer experience.

Duration:00:27:55

Episode 8: Natalie Talks Autism

8/1/2018
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Natalie is an Animator and Illustrator. She talks to Esi about her business "Radiant Chameleon and the benefits that a person with autism can bring to business. We definitely recommend having a look at Natalie's website: www.radiantchameleon.com

Duration:00:10:18

Episode 7: Robert on Disability Consulting

7/1/2018
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In memory of a great friend and colleague. Robert was a true inspiration in the true sense of the term. He leaves a legacy in the Disability Equality Movement that cannot be matched. ​ I feel honoured that this podcast was recorded and I can share it with you. Here it is in its raw, uncut form.

Duration:00:29:58

Episode 6: Lorna on a bit of everything

5/1/2018
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Lorna talks about what it is like to manage in the workplace whilst having a personal assistant. A very open and honest conversation about the challenges that this brings

Duration:00:16:29

Episode 5: Iain on Cerebral Palsy (or CP for short)

4/1/2018
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Iain from All Inclusive CIC shares his views on managing the challenges of his disability whilst running a business

Duration:00:24:04

Episode 4: Esi's radio interview with Swindon Radio

3/1/2018
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In January, Esi was interviewed by the presenters of 105.5 Swindon fm. They chatted about disabled people in workplace and Esi offered advice and tips on how to offer support for disabled employees

Duration:00:44:36

Episode 3: Ross Chats Access to Work

2/1/2018
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Support workers (or personal assistants) are at times, a fundamental part of how a disabled employee manages to carry out their role. In this episode, Ross discusses the implications of having personal assistants and how they can support an individual to maintain a role and be productive in the workplace. He also shares tips and hacks about how to manage support through a government fund called Access to Work which enables disabled people to have the support they need to confidently manage...

Duration:00:20:45

Episode 2: Ryan on Inclusion in the Workplace

1/1/2018
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Ryan explains how workplace inclusion for disabled people is helpful for everyone. And how he uses his skills from education and from being registered blind to drive business growth.

Duration:00:23:23