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Resources and Support

Please note (January 2023): The EDI Team is currently in the process of updating these pages. Revised content will be available shortly

Here you can find further information, resources and support relating to disability, available at Queen Mary and externally.

Note, you should also read our other pages on disability, reasonable adjustments and Access to Work.

Queen Mary resources and support for disabled staff

If you have any feedback or comments on these pages or anything else relating to support for disabled staff at Queen Mary, please get in touch with Daisy Crowfoot (d.crowfoot@qmul.ac.uk), who works in the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team.

Guidance on running inclusive and accessible meetings and events 

Other information and resources relating to disability

External organisations and support

  • Action on Hearing Loss – a charity supporting deaf people and those with hearing loss and tinnitus.
  • Anxiety UK – provides a helpline and online information about a wide range of anxiety conditions and disorders.
  • Business Disability Forum - a not-for-profit member organisation that makes it easier and more rewarding to do business with and employ disabled people
  • Disability Rights UK - campaign organisation led by people with diverse experiences of disability and health conditions, from different communities
  • Heads Together – changing the conversation and tackling the stigma around mental health. Resources and support can be accessed through Heads Together.
  • Learning Disability England – works to make life better for and within people with learning disabilities and their families 
  • Mental Health Foundation – a charity, whose mission is "to help people to thrive through understanding, protecting, and sustaining their mental health."
  • Mind – a mental health charity which campaigns for support and respect for mental health
  • MindOut – a mental health service run by and for lesbians, gay, bisexual, trans and queer people with experience of mental health issues.
  • National Association of Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN) – a super-network that connects and represents disabled staff networks
  • National Autistic Society – the UK’s largest provider of specialist autism services.
  • OCD UK - provide evidence-based information, advice and support to those affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
  • People First - an organisation run by and for people with learning difficulties.
  • RNIB – a leading sight loss charity and the largest community of blind and partially sighted people.
  • Samaritans – whatever you’re going through, you can call at any time, from any phone for free.
  • SANEline – out-of-hours mental health helpline offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers.
  • Scope – the disability equality charity in England and Wales. They provide practical information and emotional support when it's most needed, and campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.

If you have any additional resources or organisations you think we should be signposting to, please tell us at hr-equality@qmul.ac.uk.

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