What is Ability Focus?

At Ability Focus, we help organisations to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide disability awareness training and employment supports to help companies become disability confident.

1 in 7 people living in Ireland has a recognised disability. Our mission is to increase companywide awareness of Ireland's most diverse group through a contemporary approach to disability awareness training.

Through our industry leading Disability Awareness Training Programmes, we provide tailored disability awareness training to organisations in both the public and private sector.

We also deliver our Live Online Disability Awareness Training Programme to organisational representatives and members of the public at set dates each month. This programme is ideal for individuals with a personal or professional interest in disability.

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Ability Focus Services

Through our training service we offer several disability awareness training programmes, including Ireland's first Live Online Disability Awareness Training Programme. This accredited disability awareness training programme has also received a professional body Endorsement Award from the IITD for excellence, best practice and innovation in learning & development.

Our employer supports include reasonable accommodation advice, disability inclusion policies, reasonable accommodation policies and assistance with recruitment campaigns to ensure fully inclusive hiring practices.

At Ability Focus, we believe no one should be disabled by the workplace.

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Latest News

75% of job ads in Ireland have no Equal Opportunity Statement

In their newly published Annual Report for 2020, The Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission (IHREC) stated that 35% of all complaints made under the Employment Equality Acts 1998 - 2015 were related to disability discrimination.

Diverse Group of People

Why is disability inclusion so important in business?

There are 1.3 billion people in the world living with a disability. This is the largest minority group on the planet. In Ireland there are well over 650,000 people living with a disability.

Disability Awareness Training - Our Clients

At Ability Focus we're proud to say we have delivered our accredited disability awareness training programme to many progressive organisations in both the public and private sector. Our client list includes Vodafone, Bord Bia, SIRO, Bank of Ireland, Indeed, NCSE, National Concert Hall, RTE, Legal Aid Board, The Revenue Commissioners, Kildare County Council, Clarke Recruitment, and many more.

Click on the link below to see News Updates where we highlight and publish articles relating to best practice disability inclusion.

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Disability Awareness Training - Our clients

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