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The Importance of Language in the Disabled Community – blog by Harriette Morgan

The disabled community has a very specific language, filled with nuances that can change meanings or even cause offence. Seemingly innocuous word choices can have a huge impact. The choice between ‘people with disabilities’ and ‘disabled people’. The difference between ‘for’ or ‘of’. The variance between ‘hidden disability’ and ‘undisclosed disability’. Just to name a few.
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The start of an exciting line-up of conference speakers revealed

Unveiling the first of an exciting line-up of speakers for Conference 2023! We are delighted to unveil the first wave of distinguished speakers, panelists, and convenors for the 2023 NZDEN Disability Inclusive Pathways conference. This year’s event promises to be…
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Rachael joins us full-time with great experience in accessible design

Rachael joins us full-time with great experience in accessible design We’re thrilled to announce that Rachael Parkinson-Turner is now officially full time with the New Zealand Disability Employers’ Network, and she’s wasting no time making an impact! Join us in welcoming Rachael as…
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Introducing Our Exciting New Mentorship Programmes for Disabled Job Seekers and Career Development!

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of two dynamic mentorship programmes as part of the New Zealand Disability Employers’ Network’s commitment to fostering career growth and development for disabled individuals. The programmes, “Rise to Success” and “Diverse Horizons,” will be…
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Accessible Social Media Training (Online) – 25 August 2023

Training Courses Online (Zoom Video Conference) Accessible Social Media Training Tickets available now on Humanitix   Date Date Friday 25th August 2023 Time Time 1:30pm – 4:00pm Time Location Online (Zoom video conference) Are you confident in creating truly inclusive social…