Paul Barrett from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, part of our network of ambassadors, explains what it means to ‘bring his whole self to work’ as someone who stammers. The department values were launched recently, promoting inclusiveness and inviting everyone to “bring their whole selves to work”. But what mightContinue reading “How I brought my whole self to work”
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How could I encourage others with disabilities to be open when I wasn’t?
Amanda Bradbury, from Department for Work and Pensions, talks about making the choice to be open about her stammer. It was only very recently I acknowledged that I have a disability. I have a stammer. I’ve had a stammer since childhood and over the years I’ve learned how to manage it. If you met meContinue reading “How could I encourage others with disabilities to be open when I wasn’t?”
My mission was to hide my stammer at all costs
Angela Morgan from the Department of Work and Pensions opens up about her covert stammer. For those colleagues who know me, you would potentially describe me as confident, wears nice shoes and doesn’t stop talking. What most of you don’t know is that I have a covert stammer. Well, there you have it – IContinue reading “My mission was to hide my stammer at all costs”