advocacy

AFK’s Top 3 Reasonable Adjustments for the Workplace

AFK’s Top 3 Reasonable Adjustments for the Workplace, small changes that make the environment and work processes more accessible to all.

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Mik Scarlet on the Social Model of Disability

Disability advocate Mik Scarlet discusses the importance of the Social Model of Disability (first published in Unite Magazine in March 2018).

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International Women’s Day 2021

Celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th with my AFK

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AFK and The Openwork Foundation

Celebrating our achievements during our latest partnership with The Openwork Foundation from 2017-2020.

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Disabled People or People With Disabilities?

A guest blog from Esi Hardy of Celebrating Disability, shared with permission from her series Disability Inclusion Bites.

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my AFK welcomes the House of Commons Education Committee’s new SEND report, released today.

Today, The Education Committee published its First Report of Session 2019-20, on Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND report)

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my AFK ambassador listed ‘100 most influential disabled people’ for a second year.

my AFK ambassador, Dr Pops has been nominated in the Shaw Trust ‘Power 100’ for the second year in a row.

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Advocacy and mobility: Sam’s story

Our Mobility Services Team helped 22-year-old Sam obtain the funds he needed for a new powerchair, by advocating on his behalf as well as providing funding.

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my AFK trainees give evidence on SEND at the House of Commons

Two my AFK trainees presented evidence to the Education Committee’s SEND Inquiry about their experience of support for SEND learners leaving school.

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Feedback Friday – Urban AFK Residential

Feedback Friday is all about empowering young people to have their say about our services. This is how our young people reimagined the Urban Residential.

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