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Introduction to disability inclusion

Where
Online
When
Multiple dates
Price
£75

About this training

Our 90 minute online course gives you an introduction to disability inclusion.

The session explains the social model of disability and the barriers disabled people experience. We use personal stories and experiences to show you how disability affects society and the world around you. Our training aims to give you practical knowledge to help change your organisation’s social and working culture.

The session is typically run by 2 of Scope’s following experts:

  • Elisabeth Ward, Lead Accessibility Specialist
  • LC Groux-Moreau, Accessibility Specialist
  • Sally Hooper, Inclusive Workplace Specialist

We’re based in the UK and our event times are BST or GMT. The session is hosted on Zoom.

This is a ticketed course with people from other organisations. If you want to run training for your employees only, we offer this session to businesses. Take a look at our introduction to disability training page for more information.

What you will learn:

Our trainers will use a mix of presenting and interactive activities. The 90 minute training session will cover:

  • Polling: what do you know about disability?
  • Introduction to the social model of disability
  • Social model language activity
  • Interacting with disabled people video
  • Examples of physical, attitudinal, and online barriers
  • Discussion around barriers people face
  • A brief look at disability rights and legislation

By the end you will be able to:

  • Understand the social model of disability and use it in your working and social life
  • Recognise the built, digital and societal barriers that disabled people experience
  • Be more aware of inclusive language and can start using social model language
  • Know more about disability discrimination and the law

Where is this event: Online

This is an online event

Book your place now

2nd July 2024 13:00 to 14:30

About Scope

Scope is a leading disability equality charity in England and Wales. We work to create social change so disabled people have the same opportunities. We believe all aspects of society need to advocate for disability awareness and equality.

Scope works with businesses and public service organisations to help them do this. Our events support organisations to recognise the everyday barriers disabled people experience.

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Book your place for Introduction to disability inclusion now

2nd Jul 2024
13:00 - 14:30
£75
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Important information

Tickets are non-refundable, but you can give your ticket to someone else if you can’t use it.

Let us know about any access needs beforehand. Contact business@scope.org.uk to tell us what works for you. Please write the date of your training and ‘reasonable adjustments’ in the subject line.

We’re happy to send a copy of the presentation slides if you would like to read them before the training. We can also send the training transcript if needed.

Got any questions? Contact us at business@scope.org.uk.

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We believe partnerships can help us build a more inclusive and accessible society. One where disabled people experience equality and fairness.

To do this, we partner with organisations to work on larger strategic goals together. For wider social change. For their customers. For their clients. For their employees.

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