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Disability and Neurodiversity Awareness (SGC Staff only)

Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
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Target Audience
All Internal Staff
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Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Equality and Diversity
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Equality and Diversity
Event description
This Disability and Neurodiversity Awareness training will explore and demystify many of the topics and questions around this important subject.

We’ll look at topics including definitions, language, the Equality Act and reasonable adjustments, and have an in-depth look at ADHD and autism.

The training will be delivered in a conversational style, with questions and discussion encouraged, and we promise there will be no homework!
Learning outcomes

  • A look at the different types of disability

  • Definition of disability

  • A look at the language around disability

  • Understanding;

         - musculoskeletal
         - hearing loss
         - supporting
         - sight impairment
         - supporting
         - chronic health
         - Neurodiversity

  • Types of Neurodiversity

  • A deeper look at AD(H)D

          - What it is
          - strengths
          - How to support
          - Types of adjustments

  • A deeper look at autism

           - What it is
           - strengths
           -  How to support
           -  Types of adjustments

  • De-mystifying reasonable adjustments

  • Discussions and questions

Start Date
Thursday 6 June 2024
End Date
Thursday 6 June 2024
Closing Date
Wednesday 5 June 2024
10:00 - 13:00
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Certificate expiry
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