Disability Awareness: Working with People with Disabilities

Disability Awareness: Working with People with Disabilities

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Trainers will present a comprehensive view of Disability Awareness in this online course, because people with disabilities represent a significant and largely underutilised resource for so many businesses. This course will give supervisors, managers, and human resource consultants tools and tips for creating a diverse workplace, and leveraging the skills and knowledge that disabled people have to offer.

During this course, participants will learn to:

  • Prepare to welcome people with disabilities into their workplace
  • Interact with people with disabilities
  • Identify and overcome barriers in the workplace
  • Use respectful, appropriate, acceptable language in any circumstance
  • Understand what their company can do during hiring and interviewing
  • Understand what job accommodation is and how it applies in their workplace
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Course Outline

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Defining Terms

  • What are Disabilities?
  • About Stereotypes
  • Some Common Phrases and the Stereotypes Behind Them

Session Three: Misconceptions and Realities

Session Four: A Business Case

  • Getting Into It
  • Summary

Session Five: Dissecting Labels

  • Giving Your Words Some Thought
  • Being Practical
  • Mingle with Me

Session Six: Accessibility

  • Physical Access
  • Barriers
  • Case Studies

Session Seven: The Cornerstones of Diversity

  • About the Cornerstones
  • Knowledge
  • Understanding
  • Acceptance
  • Behaviour

Session Eight: Pre-Assignment Review

Session Nine: Encouraging Diversity by Hiring

  • What Can We Ask?
  • What Can the Candidate Expect?

Session Ten: Using the STOP Technique

  • The Four Steps
  • Making Connections

Session Eleven: Communication Essentials for Disability Awareness

  • Ground Rules to Get Started
  • Respecting Confidentiality
  • Preparing Documentation

Session Twelve: Communication Styles

  • Dichotomies in Theory
  • Dichotomies in Action

Session Thirteen: Critical Conversations

  • Introductory Elements
  • Getting the Conversation Started
  • Taking it One Step Further

Session Fourteen: How Do We Make It Happen?

  • How Far Do You Go In Accommodation?
  • Value of Job Shadows
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys
  • Personal Action Plan

Learning online

This course is 100% online. Once enrolling you will receive INSTANT online access to the learning materials, activities and quizzes.

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge is needed to complete this course, however basic computing skills is recommended. You will need access to the Internet. Our courses are compatible with most modern browsers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I get a certificate for completing the course? A. You will receive a certificate of completion that you can download instantly once you have successfully complete the course..
Q. Can I do the course on my smart phone or tablet? A. The learning material can be accessed from your smart phone or tablet or a PC.
Q. What happens after I click enrol? A. After clicking the enrol button at the top of this page, you will set up your account and password and then you can pay for the course through our secure checkout system or through PayPal. You can then log in and have INSTANT access to the course.
Q. What if I need help while doing the course online? A. Our courses are self paced, user driven courses and are easy to follow and understand. Our support team will be available to assist you should you have trouble accessing your course but are not trained experts on the content of the course and can only provide limited support in course content.
Q. How long do I have to complete the course? A. Each LearnMe online course is available for 365 days from the time of enrolment. Even after you have completed the course you can still go back review the the course as many times as you like within your access period.
Q. What if I have other questions? A. Contact our Support Team.