Disability Awareness

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This course will provide you with a wider understanding of issues surrounding disabilities and long term health conditions. It also shows how society can overcome barriers and how adopting an inclusive approach can create and sustain employment for disabled individuals.

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Course Objectives

  • Identify potential barriers disabled people face and potential solutions to overcome these.
  •  Identify the difference between the medical and social models of disability.
  • Approach and assist disabled individuals with confidence.
  • To have a basic understanding of the Equality Act.

Course Overview

  • What is a Disability?
  • Social & Medical Model of Disability
  • Types of disabilities 
  • Etiquette
  • Relating to people with disabilities
  • Legislation
  • Disability Confidence Campaign
  • Reasonable adjustments
  • Summary of the Equality Act

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