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Disability Equality & Visual Impairment Awareness Training

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Gunwharf Quays

Gunwharf Quays House

Portsmouth, England PO! 3TZ

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This training event is organised in 2 parts, starting with Disability Equality Training

Disability Equality training gives participants from various establishments, the chance to see disability as a human rights issue, which is based on the ideas of the Social Model. This means that the training explores the various barriers that people with disabilities face and encourages participants to think about what can be done to remove these barriers. This is carried out through various methods, for example, group work, activities and discussions.

Objectives

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

  • Highlight the importance and value of the Social Model

  • Be aware of respectful language and etiquette

  • 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 day is all about visual impairment:

    Do you know how to communicate with, and assist someone with a visual impairment?

    This session aims to inform participants of some of the various forms of visual impairment, from the trainer’s own life experiences of having these conditions. Ultimately the aim of this course is to demonstrate how, with the right approach and equipment, in the right space, someone with a visual impairment can participate and achieve just as well as someone without. Most importantly, it is about breaking down the barriers and stigma surrounding disability and to provide an equal opportunity.

    Training objectives:

    • To emphasize the statistics surrounding visual impairment.
    • To discuss own visual impairments, and how they affect everyday life.
    • To identify various traits linked to visual impairments.
    • To demonstrate effective ways of accommodating and supporting people with visual impairments.

    Overall outcomes:

    • Participants will have a better understanding of specific visual impairments.

    Participants will acquire skills to enable them to support people with a visual impairment.

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Gunwharf Quays

Gunwharf Quays House

Portsmouth, England PO! 3TZ

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