Work and Sickle Cell

Sickle Cell, Work and Employment

See our current project:

BARRIERS AND ENABLERS TO EMPLOYMENT:  BLACK DISABLED PEOPLES LIVING WITH SICKLE CELL DISORDERS (SCD)

To access the employment guides created by the participants and voluntary sector organisations: http://www.sicklecellsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/FINAL_Guide-To-Sickle-Cell-and-Employment-Version_1_2019.pdf

https://sicklecellwork.dmu.ac.uk/guides-to-scd-and-employment/

A number of academic papers have also been produced:

Berghs, M., Dyson, S., Greene, A. M., Atkin, K., & Morrison, V. (2021). ‘They Can Replace You at Any Time!’:(In) Visible Hyper-Ableism, Employment and Sickle Cell Disorders in England. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research23(1).

https://www.sjdr.se/articles/10.16993/sjdr.831/

Dyson, S. M., Atkin, K. M., Berghs, M. J., & Greene, A. M. (2021). On the possibility of a disabled life in capitalist ruins: Black workers with sickle cell disorder in England. Social Science & Medicine272, 113713.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0277953621000459

Berghs, M., & Dyson, S. M. (2020). Intersectionality and employment in the United Kingdom: Where are all the Black disabled people?. Disability & Society, 1-24.

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09687599.2020.1829556