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Resources for disabled staff

National Association of Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN) disability discrimination quiz

Do you have a disability or long-term health condition? You might be experiencing discrimination at work without realising it. Find out if you might be experiencing disability discrimination at work and what to do about it with this quiz. The Disability Discrimination Quiz was developed by researchers from Cardiff University and is based on robust academic research on ill-treatment at work.

Or find a screen-reader accessible version here:

Wellbeing Rooms and Active Manchester

These are located in the Simon Building (Building 59 on the Campus Map).  They are fully accessible and offer great spaces for activities.

Full details can be seen on the Counselling Services Website and the Wellbeing Rooms Website.

Professional/Personal Coaching and Development

Achieving Your Potential is a six-day development programme for members of University staff, at all levels, with a disability.

This is a development programme specifically designed for disabled staff in all roles and allgrades at our University.  The programme consists of three full day workshops spaced over a number of months accompanied by two one hour coaching/development appointments and a final “round-up” day.”  It is provided by our friends at Result CIC – Jane, Hormoz and Andy. 

Enrolment Information

Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has a broad remit which includes protecting people against discriminatory treatment.  They are the regulatory body responsible for enforcing the Equality Act

Disability advice and guidance


The Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) runs a helpline for individuals seeking information or assistance on issues relating to equality and human rights.

To call EASS for advice and support on discrimination call 0808 800 0082

Kanopy Streaming

University Staff have access to hundreds of disability related documentaries and films via Kanopy Streaming

Direct Enquiries

Direct Enquiries* is a handy website for finding accessible venues across the country.  You can visit their website here: DirectEnquiries

More resources will be added over the coming weeks

*The University of Manchester is not responsible for the content of external websites