Bite-size learning session

Disability Awareness

Disability awareness is an essential part of nurturing an inclusive workplace culture. In a world where an estimated one in six people experience significant disability, and where people living with disabilities are still at risk of facing discrimination and everyday challenges that simply shouldn’t exist, it’s not something we can ignore.
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Course Code: VILT-DA

90 mins (Perfect for use as part of a blended learning programme)

This programme is available for groups and teams

Disability awareness is an essential part of nurturing an inclusive workplace culture. In a world where an estimated one in six people experience significant disability, and where people living with disabilities are still at risk of facing discrimination and everyday challenges that simply shouldn’t exist, it’s not something we can ignore.
And it’s not only a moral imperative—it can also lead to a competitive advantage. Workplaces thrive on diversity, inclusion, respect, and empathy—for everyone. The more informed you are about the various types of visible and non-visible disabilities, and the impact they may have on individuals in the workplace, the more likely it is that you’ll contribute to a more inclusive work environment.
This course explores various disabilities, considers their impact, and looks at practical strategies that can be used to create workplaces where the contributions of every individual are celebrated.
 

 

  • Do you think that your workplace is fully accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities?
  • Are you confident that you know what exactly what may be considered a disability?
  • Have you heard some ideas about disabilities that you think might be stereotypes or misconceptions?
  • Are you sometimes uncertain about the right terms or terminology to use when referring to disabilities?
  • Have you ever envisioned the daily experiences of people living with different disabilities?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • To identify various types of visible and non-visible disabilities, and explain the impact they may have on individuals in the workplace
  • To recognize the importance of disability awareness in fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment
  • To use inclusive language that demonstrates respect and sensitivity towards colleagues with disabilities
  • To apply practical strategies for overcoming barriers to inclusion and actively contribute to creating an accessible workplace 
Overview

Disability awareness is an essential part of nurturing an inclusive workplace culture. In a world where an estimated one in six people experience significant disability, and where people living with disabilities are still at risk of facing discrimination and everyday challenges that simply shouldn’t exist, it’s not something we can ignore.
And it’s not only a moral imperative—it can also lead to a competitive advantage. Workplaces thrive on diversity, inclusion, respect, and empathy—for everyone. The more informed you are about the various types of visible and non-visible disabilities, and the impact they may have on individuals in the workplace, the more likely it is that you’ll contribute to a more inclusive work environment.
This course explores various disabilities, considers their impact, and looks at practical strategies that can be used to create workplaces where the contributions of every individual are celebrated.
 

 

Is it right for me?
  • Do you think that your workplace is fully accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities?
  • Are you confident that you know what exactly what may be considered a disability?
  • Have you heard some ideas about disabilities that you think might be stereotypes or misconceptions?
  • Are you sometimes uncertain about the right terms or terminology to use when referring to disabilities?
  • Have you ever envisioned the daily experiences of people living with different disabilities?
What will I learn?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • To identify various types of visible and non-visible disabilities, and explain the impact they may have on individuals in the workplace
  • To recognize the importance of disability awareness in fostering an inclusive and supportive work environment
  • To use inclusive language that demonstrates respect and sensitivity towards colleagues with disabilities
  • To apply practical strategies for overcoming barriers to inclusion and actively contribute to creating an accessible workplace 
For groups & teams

Up to 15 people per programme.

From £1350 (+VAT)

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