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Disability Awareness Training

2nd November 2019

The course uses scenario based teaching to help participants recognise the barriers that prevent people taking part in our sport and how to overcome them. The course also looks at improving communications skills, the Equality Act and its implications for our sport, the social model of disability and now includes a section on mental health. This one day course provides the opportunity for participants to improve their knowledge of a range of disabilities and how to empower people to take part in boating.

Aims of the Course

To give participants the knowledge and confidence to enable disabled people to:

• Feel welcomed, included and engaged

• Be able to take part

• To share in a passion for sailing and boating

Objectives of the Course

By the end of the course, participants will have:

• A set of frameworks, principles and models to engage people to be active and take part

• Considered some of the barriers that may exist and how to remove them

• Explored a variety of common scenarios

Participants will also have the confidence and skills to adopt an approach based on:

• Direct and active engagement

• Effective communication

• Asking, not assuming

• Working with individuals

• Creating an open, safe and fun environment


Booking closed 1 Nov 2019 23:59

Available till 1 Nov 2019

Last updated 9:58am on 22 August 2019

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