This webinar sees the launch of a new BCS report ‘The Experience of Neurodiverse and Disabled People in IT’.


A specialist panel explores the contribution that disabled and neurodivergent people make to the profession, and what can be done to allow those groups to contribute even more.

The issues disabled and neurodivergent people face not only impacts individuals but prevents people from contributing to the profession in ways that benefit the whole of society. We will discuss:

  • Understanding and mitigating barriers to using technology and working in the IT profession itself.
  • The role of assistive technology, attitudes of employers, and tips for employers and employees on providing effective support for disabled and neurodiverse people.
  • The wider benefits for those people who don’t identify as disabled – the kerb-cut phenomenon - everyone’s physical, sensory and cognitive abilities vary, and by improving matters for people with greater needs in an area, we improve things for everyone.

The discussion will be around 30 minutes, and Matthew Bellringer of the BCS NeurodiverseIT Specialist Group and the expert panel will take questions at the end.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This event is brought to you by:  BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Webinar: Experiences of disability and neurodiversity in IT
Date and time
Tuesday 16 January, 12:30pm - 1:15pm

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