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Monday 20 April 2020, 11:00 – 12:30

Access King’s (Online) Meet Up: Neurodiversity Awareness

Online via Microsoft Teams


Hester Velthuis of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London will be presenting her Policy Idol project: Diverging standard employment practices for a healthier and safer workplace. It is estimated that 41% of the population have some sort of neurodivergence, and a lack of support for neurodivergent employees can have a big impact on employee health, wellbeing and productivity. The aim of the project is to improve employee wellbeing by introducing a mandatory neurodiversity e-learning module. For this meet up, King’s colleagues are invited to give constructive feedback and comments on the project, to discuss potential advantages and ideas for successfully implementation at King’s College London, and to open up discussion about neurodiversity inclusion and disability inclusion more generally.


Wednesday 29 April 2020, 12:30 – 13:30

Access King’s Online Drop In: Working from home with a disability – transition experiences

Online via Microsoft Teams


The theme for this meeting is ‘Working from home with a disability – transition experiences’. Staff are invited share their experiences of working from home during the ongoing lockdown. This is a platform for disabled staff to share tips on ways of working, and also share any difficulties they are experiencing during these challenging times, and seek comfort and advice from one other.


Tuesday 12 May 2020, Time: 13:00 – 14:00

Access King’s Online Drop In: Being Active during Lockdown

Online via Microsoft Teams


The theme for this meeting is ‘Being Active during Lockdown’ where we can discuss our efforts (or lack thereof!) to keep our bodies moving.


Thursday 21 May 2020, 13:00 – 14:00

Access King’s Online Drop In: Work from home wellbeing

Online via Microsoft Teams


The theme for this meeting is ‘Work From Home Wellbeing’, where we will be sharing ideas about how we look after our own mental health and wellbeing while working from home.


All staff and PGR students at King’s are welcome to attend these events. Please email access-kings@kcl.ac.uk to RSVP.

1 Comment

  1. What a fantastic range of events. Well done to everyone involved.
    Barry Hayward, Head of Disability Support

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