Comprehensive and interactive disability training that provides you with the knowledge and tools you need to make a real difference, which includes…
- Understanding different types of disabilities, including hidden disabilities
- Disability etiquette and appropriate language
- Best practices for inclusive environments and behaviours
- Barriers and accommodations in the workplace and other settings.
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Disability Awareness Training
Disability training is designed to increase awareness and understanding of disabilities. The training is intended to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to interact effectively with individuals with disabilities and create a more inclusive and accessible environment.
Benefits of Disability Training for Employees.
Our training can will help your employees develop a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by people with disabilities and the best practices for accommodating their needs.
Disability training can provide employees with communication strategies and skills that can help them better interact with people with disabilities, such as understanding how to use appropriate language and how to respond to different types of disabilities.
Our training will help employees stay up-to-date with the latest disability-related laws and regulations, ensuring that they are complying with the law and avoiding any potential legal issues.
Our disability training enable employees to mitigate language and behaviour whilst promoting a culture of inclusion and respect. This disability training will help improve teamwork and strengthen relationships among employees.
Benefits of Disability Training for Managers, Leaders & HR Departments.
Disability training can help employees develop problem-solving skills that can be applied to a wide range of situations, such as identifying and eliminating barriers to inclusion and accessibility in the workplace.
Our disability training will help create a more inclusive and diverse workplace culture, improving employee morale, productivity, and job satisfaction.
Disability training can help organisations identify and manage risks related to disability, such as the risk of discrimination claims or the risk of inaccessible facilities or products.
Disability training can help organisations attract and retain employees with disabilities, who represent a largely untapped pool of talent.
Disability Training Outline
Disability awareness training will help reduce stigma and stereotypes associated with disabilities, creating a more positive and accepting workplace culture.
As well as increased employee engagement by promoting social responsibility, and by providing opportunities for personal and professional growth.
In addition to increased awareness and understanding of disabilities to provider a deeper understanding of the challenges faced and provide best practices to accommodate needs.
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What is included in Disability Training?
Disability awareness training typically covers a wide range of topics, including an introduction to disabilities and their impact on individuals, understanding different types of disabilities, communication strategies for interacting with people with disabilities, disability etiquette and appropriate language, barriers and accommodations in the workplace and other settings, accessible technology and assistive devices, rights and laws related to disability, and best practices for creating inclusive environments and behaviour. The training also includes empathy and inclusion-building activities.
The Benefits of Disability Awareness Training
At Mission Diverse, we understand that each industry has its unique challenges when it comes to disability inclusion. That’s why we offer tailored training to address these challenges and provide industry-specific solutions.
Our disability training program is also designed to be flexible and convenient. Offering both in-person and online training options, so you can choose the format that works best for you or your organisation.
Disability Awareness Training FAQ
Disability training is a type of training that aims to increase awareness, understanding, and skills related to disabilities and accessibility in the workplace.
Disability training provides numerous benefits for participants, including increased awareness and understanding of disabilities, improved communication and interaction with individuals with disabilities, and increased ability to identify and eliminate barriers to inclusion and accessibility. The training also helps participants to comply with disability-related laws and regulations and enhances their ability to create inclusive and accessible environments.
Disability training is important because it helps create a more inclusive and accessible workplace culture, improves compliance with disability-related laws and regulations, and enhances customer service, employee satisfaction, and overall organizational success.
All employees, including managers, supervisors, and front-line staff, should participate in disability training to ensure that everyone in the organisation has the knowledge and skills needed to support, encourage and accommodate people with disabilities.
The length of disability training may vary depending on the specific objectives and needs of the organisation. Training may range from 90-minutes to half a day and a full day.
If you and your company is looking for more specific diversity and inclusion training, you’re in the right place!
At Mission Diverse we offer a mix of training and consulting services that support a range of protected characteristics.
We also produce bespoke training and consulting programmes and workshops to meet the unique needs of your organisation.
Below we have detailed our other available training services. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, thats absolutely fine, just contact us and we’ll put together a bespoke diversity and inclusion training session for you.
Our other Training Services
Training can be delivered through various formats, including in-person workshops, virtual training sessions, webinars, or a combination of different methods. The mode of delivery depends on factors such as the geographical distribution of participants, organisations preferences, and the availability of technology. Training also includes:
- Interactive workshops.
- Focus group facilitation & analysis
- Group exercises.
- Lived experience learning.
- Open safe space discussions.
At Mission Diverse we believe in connecting companies with communities. Unlike some organisations, we are a non-profit company, who use the money you pay us for our training programmes, to reinvest in our Local Community Employability and Enterprise programmes.
Our employability and enterprise programmes provide education, mentoring and personal development training to people from underrepresented and disadvantaged communities. By doing this we hope to provide those from underrepresented communities with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter entrepreneurship and the workplace (…or maybe come and work in your company!).