Disability Awareness

Half day | Online or in person

This course is aimed at anyone that wants to improve their awareness of different disabilities and how to effectively support and work with colleagues or customers with disabilities. It aims to build awareness for how disabilities can impact the lives of those that have them and others they interact with, while touching on legal obligations from the Equality Act 2010.

The content is useful to build knowledge and understanding for anyone working with disabled individuals or that wants to learn more for their interest.

What's Covered

With half a day of discussion and interactive workshopping, this course aims to cover:

  • What is a Disability: Definitions and misconceptions
  • Hidden Disabilities: Physical, mental and learning disabilities you might never know about
  • Avoiding Assumptions: How to avoid predicting what someone can or can't do
  • Making Adjustments: Good practice, behaviours and obligations
  • Breaking Down Barriers: Enabling positive, supportive environments
  • Accessibility and Inclusion for You: Building action plans for your workplace
All course content can be adjusted for you or your organisation. The course descriptions offer an overview of topics and do not represent an exact format or structure. If you need us to focus on a particular area or would like is to include something we don't mention, just let us know and we'll do our best to make it work for you!