Support For Deaf Young People
Deaf Works everywhere is here to help you transition into the world of work.
We understand that being deaf can create barriers when choosing the career, you want. Deaf Works Everywhere showcases stories of people that faced similar situations. We don’t focus on their problems, but the challenges they’ve overcome to achieve amazing things.
Here you will be able to find essential information, hints and tips for work. We aim to provide you with the tools you will need to help you, be successful along your lifelong career journey.
The information you will find here is about empowering you. So that you can make the important decisions in your life. The ones needed to achieve your goals.
With the right tools, you will boss it!
Access to work - Support in employment
By law, Employers must treat you fairly. They must make reasonable adjustments to support you to work. If the support or equipment you need is not “reasonable” for your employer to provide, you may qualify for funding from Access to Work.
How technology can help you day-to-day
Deaf people of all ages talk about how they use technology to overcome barriers. They have different levels of deafness. But they all have one thing in common: they have a job and are successful at what they do.
Stories from people like you at work
There are deaf people like you out there doing amazing things. Check out some of their stories here and find out how they do what they do, so well.
Learn your rights in the working world
Once you start your first job, it may be difficult to know what you are entitled to, the behaviour and the rights you should expect from your employer in your daily interactions. Here is some useful information for those first steps and beyond.