The purpose of this online event is to demonstrate how human factors as a discipline can help address Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) issues.
This webinar will explore the different situations that give rise to EDI issues, including the impact of equipment positioning on wheelchair users, the impact of open plan offices on neurodiverse people, and the impact of user interface language and terminology on people with communication difficulties. It will discuss the implications of these EDI issues, including the impact on the people directly experiencing them, as well as the wider im
Today is International Day of People With Disabilities so a good day to read about the Human Rights Model of Disability which replaces the Social Model still taught in many UK medical and nursing schools and the even more outdated Medical Model, which is still the dominant model across much of the NHS.
The AdsFoundation will be publishing three short #LearnWithDrDog video scribe films, one on each of the models, early in 2021. As with all #LearnWithDrDog films, they will explain the concepts in fun, easy to access, 5 minute films, which will be free to use for educational purposes.