BAVO


Free disability equality training 28 February at The Zone

Date published: 07/02/2017


Location: The Zone - 46 - 48 Dunraven Place, Bridgend, CF31 1JBPerson in wheelchair
Date: Tuesday 28 February 2017
Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Cost: Free of charge
Please note: booking deadline for this course is Friday 10 February 2017
*Lunch is not provided, please either bring a packed lunch or there is food available to purchase nearby

This one-day workshop will introduce the basics of the legal framework to consider when thinking and talking about disability and disabled people. It will cover how disability is defined, how attitudes towards disability have changed over time and how language, societal attitudes and stereotypes create barriers to inclusion for disabled people.

The course will demonstrate how disabled people are marginalised and discriminated against through interactive plays and powerful films which reveal how disabled people experience society, what barriers they face and how they can be overcome by us.

By the end of the session you will:

  • Get an honest and open learning session from those who have experienced disability;
  • Learn the difference between different definitions of disability and how they can create and diminish barriers;
  • Understand what barriers disabled people face in society and understand how you can help to reduce these;
  • Feel more confident when talking to disabled people.

20% of the UK population have a disability or long term health condition so we need to become more inclusive. This course will help you to do that.

To book please contact Joanne Maksymuik-King at BAVO, T: 01656 810400 or E: bavo@bavo.org.uk


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