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Disability Reading list

Sheffield Hallam Disability Reading List


Support at Hallam

HR Guidance and support

Assistive Technology


Reasonable Adjustments

ACAS – advice and support for employers and employees

Access to Work

Citizens Advice

Gov reasonable adjustments guidance

What is a reasonable adjustment?

The duty to make reasonable adjustments



Accessible Documents Guidelines

Inclusive Communication – government guidance

Mandatory Introduction to Digital Accessibility module – available on the HROD People Development Blackboard site.

Changing Places – a guide to fully accessible toilets across the UK


– ‘On our website you’ll find detailed access information to thousands of venues across the UK and the Republic of Ireland: shops, pubs, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, railway stations, hotels, universities, hospitals and more.’


Definition of Disability and Disability Rights

Equality Act (2010) definition of disability

Disability Rights UK


Quiet Spaces at Hallam

Quiet Room, Multifaith Chaplaincy, Level 2 Owen Building.

Contains comfortable seating; 5 comfy chairs, space for one wheelchair, space dividing screens, and distraction/creative activities. Open access. If it looks like the room is in use there are likely to still be seats free.

Adsetts Library Respite Room 6439, Adsetts level 4.

As the room may be used for breastfeeding or helping staff or students who are ill or in distress, then it is private and the activity inside is obscured from outside view.


End the Awkward

End The Awkward: Scope Campaign 

– ‘Two thirds of people feel awkward around disability. Don’t hide from it.’