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Bonus episode - How to be a better work ally to people with disabilities or chronic illnesses

After looking at the prevalence of ableism in UK workplaces and the lack of legal recourse for those affected in last week’s episode, Media Storm is handing the mic - for the final instalment of this season - to some of its sources, who share with listeners ways to help. Whether you are an employer or colleague, here are some of dos and do NOTs to help you be a better ally to disabled and chronically ill workers.

 The episode is hosted by Mathilda Mallinson (@mathildamall) and Helena Wadia (@helenawadia), with Helena Da Silva Merron and Maria Kalinowska as researchers.

Guests (in order of appearance)

  • Roxanne Steel @roxannesteelofficial (IG)
  • Maria Kalinowska @m.a.kamera (IG)
  • Alanna Richards
  • Emma Vogelmann @emma.vogelmann @disabilitylawservice @scopecharity (IG) @emma_vogelmann @DSL_Law @scope (TW) 
  • Izzy Jani-Friend @isabellejanifriend (IG)

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