The National Association of Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN) has produced a COVID-19 post-lockdown position paper. In this paper, NADSN’s observations about the lived experiences of disabled people during COVID-19 are discussed alongside considerations of the changing workplace and relevant policies and practices. The paper concludes with a series of recommendations concerning disabled staff.
Source: Times Higher Education
This is a contribution to Times Higher Education from February 2018 about invisible disabilities in the higher education sector.
Source: Chronically Academic
This is a post I wrote in July 2018 about how neurodiverse, chronically ill and disabled academics manage their academic life. This was published as a guest post on the Chronically Academic blog.
Source: N Brown
This is my reshaping higher education contribution to the post-strike Big Meeting organised by Reclaim the University in June 2018.
Source: N Brown
This is my contribution to the RAI2018 conference in London "I can't describe what I'm going through - research, arts and therapy".
From the context of UK higher education this article explores ableism in academia to stimulate a debate and raise awareness of those disabled and ill academics , whose voices are not heard.
The paper reports on the lived experience of fibromyalgia, which used identity boxes and metaphorical representation to offer a holistic view.
The paper discusses practical, ethical, and methodological pitfalls and concerns when using Skype as a tool for interviewing.