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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 2020-2021, we advise that you take drinks and a packed lunch with you to events.

Course Provider: Children in Wales

This is a basic disability awareness course aimed at professionals who don't work as disability specialist or are new to the disability arena


  • To explore and challenge the beliefs and attitudes that creates barriers for disabled children and young people's inclusion in society and consider how these can be overcome.
  • To explore how models of disability affect practice
  • To understand the legislative framework for providing inclusive services.  This includes the Equality Act 2010 and the Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Rights based approaches to inclusion of disabled children - giving children a voice while working in partnership with parents
  • The power of language and terminology in relation to disabled children
  • Social Model and Medical/expert Model of disability
  • Duties under the Equality Act 2010 - consider how mainstream activities can be adapted to include disabled children through reasonable adjustments
  • Child development from 0 - 25 and the impact of disability / long terms conditions on the child and young person
  • The Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018 and  consider what difference it will make for children and young people with additional learning needs.




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



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


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