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Monday, 13 March 2017

Disability Awareness Course

Places available - 

23rd March, Committee Room 2, Neuadd Brycheiniog, Brecon LD3 7HR 9.30am – 4.30pm
28th March, NPTC, Coleg Powys, Llanidloes Road, Newtown SY16 4HU 9.30am – 4.30pm.

Aims of the Day
To explore and challenge the personal beliefs and attitudes that creates barriers for disabled children and young people’s inclusion in society and how these can be overcome

Issues Covered in Training

          To understand the legislative framework for providing inclusive services.
            To explore how models of disability affect practice 
          The power of language and terminology in relation to disabled children
           Social Model vs Medical/expert Model of disability
          Rights based approaches to inclusion of disabled children – giving children a voice
          Discussing and debunking the myths of including disabled children into mainstream activities
           Duties under the Equality Act 2010
           Overcoming barriers  - understanding and promoting reasonable adjustments
           Working in partnership with parents
          To consider ways mainstream activities can be adapted to include disabled children-
           Looking at features of inclusive settings 
Child development from 0 - 25 and the impact of disability / long terms conditions on the child and young person

To Book email : or or telephone 01597 827507

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