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Disability Awareness Sessions

Information and demonstration to organisations including community groups, scouts and schools.  Information sessions and tours also available to health and social care professionals.

If you have direct or indirect contact with members of the public, or are a Carer, this course is for you.

This course will help you understand the wide-ranging implications of disability. 

By the end of this course, participants will be better able to understand:

• the physical and attitudinal barriers faced by people with disabilities

• how to communicate appropriately with people with different disabilities

• appropriate use of language and facts around different disabilities

• the legal approach to disability employment and service delivery

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To book, please call 01582 470900

For more details please see  Half Day course details below 


 

Disability Awareness – Half Day Session

Aim: This thought provoking and well received course has been designed and
developed by The Disability Resource Centre and aims to give delegates an
introduction to and understanding of a range of different disabilities. It will also
cover attitudes to, and the legal requirements around service provision for people
with disabilities.
Who should attend? The course is suitable for those working in small, medium
and large sized organisations, in both the public, private and voluntary sectors. It
is especially suited to anyone who has direct or indirect contact with members of
the public, professionals involved in the built environment or those responsible
for recruitment, development of policies and implementation of procedures.
For example, this training would suit taxi drivers and other first line transport staff as workers in the travel industry etc.

Outcomes: By the end of this course, participants should be better able to
understand:
• the physical and attitudinal barriers faced by people with disabilities
• how to communicate appropriately with people with different disabilities
• appropriate use of language and facts around different disabilities
• the legal approach to disability employment and service delivery
Trainers: The course is delivered by a variety of in house trainers, all of whom
are disabled.

Content:
• Welcome and Introductions
• Initial thoughts on disability, definitions, attitudes and understandings
• The Law and Disability Equality Duties
• Experiential Learning session
• Disability Etiquette and Word Association
• Reflection

Methods:
The course is interactive and includes a mix of presentation methods, individual
and group exercises, as well as experiential learning.

For more information please contact
The Disability Resource Centre on 01582 470900

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