Disability Awareness Training

Course Provider: Children in Wales


To explore and challenge the personal beliefs and attitudes that creates barriers for disabled children and young people’s inclusion in society and how these can be overcome.

To understand the legislative framework for providing inclusive services

To explore how models of disability affect practice

The power of language and terminology in relation to disabled children

Social Model vs Medical/expert Model of disability

Rights based approaches to inclusion of disabled children – giving children a voice

Date Venue Time
18th September 2018 Committee Room 2, Neuadd Brycheiniog, Brecon 9:30am-4:00pm.
8th October 2018 Radnor YFC, Llandrindod Wells 9:30am-4:00pm

Key Learning Outcomes

Discussing and debunking the myths of including disabled children into mainstream activities

Duties under the Equality Act 2010

Overcoming barriers  - understanding and promoting reasonable adjustments

Working in partnership with parents

To consider ways mainstream activities can be adapted to include disabled children

Looking at features of inclusive settings 

Child development from 0 - 25 and the impact of disability / long terms conditions on the child and young person

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given