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The Expanding Worlds Podcast

Jun 16, 2021

In this episode of The Ways Into Work series, the focus is on the barriers that prevent many young people, with additional needs, getting and keeping paid employment. Kirsty Timberlake from Neurodiversally Unbroken discusses the barriers that are in place and ways to break those barriers down. Kirsty is on a mission to educate and enlighten people, through her own life experiences and by sharing the latest research, to break down stereotypes and encourage people to think not assume. Kirsty discusses workplace stereotypes and the ongoing need to educate employers, particularly around workplace adjustments as well as why acceptance is always better than awareness.  

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