Episode 48 Disability Advocacy in the Workplace with Dan Graham and Sally Close
This is a special podcast episode from our 2021 Conference. Shae had a round table conversation with Dan Graham and Sally Close about the role of disability advocacy in the workplace.
Dan Graham is a Theatre Director and a Disability Advocate with a particular interest in access support for neuro-diverse performing artists. His directing and access work has seen him travel all over Australia and the world to research and explore access and inclusion.
Sally Close is a parent of a dyslexic child and has a deep understanding of the challenges and benefits learning differences can create within the workplace. Sally imparts knowledge of learning differences and thinking preferences in safe learning environments. Facilitating a growth mindset and diversity of thought to enable creative solutions to complex problems. Learning transfer is supported through the practical application of new skills via the implementation of business improvement projects.
Shae hopes you enjoy listening to this conversation. If you would like to hear more from the conference head to the DHub.
The DHub is a learning space for you the teachers, those supporting students with dyslexia, allied health professional, managers or HR leaders to come and learn, focus on developing new skills and find a way to keep contributing to your education and workplaces. I’m so glad you have joined us on our journey to empower those with dyslexia and other learning disabilities to reach their full potential.
To listen to the podcast click on this link.