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Disability Equality & Autism Awareness Training

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Gunwharf Quays

Gunwharf Quays House

Portsmouth

PO1 3TZ

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This training event is organised in 2 parts, starting with Disability Equality Training.This session is faciltated by Madissa Asgari, MA, BA (Hons) who has a physical impairment.

Disability Equality training gives participants the chance to see disability as a human rights issue, which is based on the ideas of the Social Model. The training, therefore, explores the various barriers that people with disabilities face and encourages participants to think about what can be done to remove them. The session is interactive and involves various group activities.

Objectives

  • To understand where attitudes come from and how they have changed over time

  • To highlight the importance and value of the Social Model

  • To identify the respectful language and etiquette to use in the UK

  • To create a more inclusive environment for staff, clients, volunteers, pupils etc

Training Methods

  • PowerPoint presentation

  • Group Activities

  • Quizzes

  • Video ‘Talk’

  • Discussions

The second part of the training is delivered by Luke Syddall who has Asperger Sydrome.

Training objectives: for people with Asperger & Families

* Get a better understanding of Asperger Syndrome

* Build on strengths and realise potential

* Manage anxiety and reduce stress

* See that there is a light at the end of the tunnel

Training objectives: for professionals

* Understand what Asperger Syndrome is all about

* Empathise with someone’s condition as oppose to seeming it as a problem

* Learn different ways on how to communicate with a person on the Autism spectrum

Luke’s friendly, humorous approach and sympathetic manner creates an engaging atmosphere

All participants will be awarded a certificate of attendance.

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