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Disability Awareness - Children and Young People

Due to financial pressures we are sorry to inform you that we are unable to provide tea and coffee at the training events during 2019-2020, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.

Course Provider: Children in Wales


To explore and challenge the personal beliefs and attitudes that creates barriers for disabled children and young people's inclusion in society and how these can be overcome.

To understand the legislative framework for providing inclusive services

To explore how models of disability affect practice

The power of language and terminology in relation to disabled children

Social Model vs Medical/expert Model of disability

Rights based approaches to inclusion of disabled children - giving children a voice


Key Learning Outcomes

Discussing and debunking the myths of including disabled children into mainstream activities

Duties under the Equality Act 2010

Overcoming barriers  - understanding and promoting reasonable adjustments

Working in partnership with parents

To consider ways mainstream activities can be adapted to include disabled children

Looking at features of inclusive settings 

Child development from 0 - 25 and the impact of disability / long terms conditions on the child and young person


26th September 2019Brecon Castle Hotel9.30am - 4.30pm
17th October 2019PTC Campus Newtown9.30am - 4.30pm


There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

Express an interest in this course here Expression of Interest Form for Training Courses



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  • Phone: 01597 827330 / 01597 827333
  • Address: Social Care Workforce Development Team, The Gwalia, Ithon Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 6AA


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