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
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 which include 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.
|24th March 2020||Radnor YFC Office, Llandrindod Wells||9.30am - 3.00pm|
There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given