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Introduction to disability: 10,000 Interns and Scope

8th December 2022

About this training

Our 1-hour online training 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 run by Scope’s experts:

  • Elisabeth Ward, Accessibility Specialist
  • Sally Hooper, Inclusive Workplace Specialist

What you will learn:

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

  • Introduction to the social model of disability
  • Social model language activity
  • Examples of physical, attitudinal, and online barriers
  • Overview of the Equality Act and reasonable adjustments

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

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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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Important information

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This event will be hosted on Zoom.

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