Talks for Professionals

A series of talks are available for people with physical disabilities and professionals. They have been written from the perspective of someone with a disability. They provide people with advice and tips.

Being a Study Support

This talk is about supporting a student with a physical disability with or without speech. It looks at a range of issues from an assistant getting to know the student, to sharing information with the Learning Support Department, to helping students without speech to communicate in a group, to helping them write essays.

A Beginner's Guide to Interaction with a Person Without Speech who Uses a Wheelchair

This session is a basic introduction to people with physical disabilities and no speech. If people have not talked to someone without speech before and are feeling uncomfortable, this talk is for them. It is packed with lots of simple techniques on how to strike up a conversation