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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
 

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

Aim

  • 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.

 

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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

 

Contacts

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

 

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