In the latest in a series of columns dedicated to mentoring, we look at designing mentoring to support physical and mental needs. This issue: disability mentoring
by Lis Merrick
Mentors are vital in helping help people overcome hurdles – both real and perceived
Many people with disabilities are frustrated by their inability to make progress in the corporate world. Even though organisations have great disability equality policies, getting the job in the first place can be the biggest hurdle that a mentor supports them with.
Designing programmes to aid people with disabilities at work can be incredibly difficult, because the wide range of mental and physical disabilities may need to come under a single programme.