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Disability Awareness Training


People with disabilities represent an important and largely underutilized resource for businesses. Many disabled persons are underemployed or sometimes, unemployed. As looking for diversity, as well as a shrinking labour pool, employers are taking a serious look at hiring and retaining disabled people. This course will give supervisors, managers, and human resource consultants basic tools and tips for creating a diverse workplace. This course ‘ Disability Awareness: Working with People with Disabilities ’ will provide you with a solid understanding of defining terms of disability, the difference between misconception and reality, dissecting labels of disability, the cornerstones diversity, encouraging diversity by hiring, appropriate behaviour, communication essentials for disables, communication styles, critical conversations, accommodation and adaptation and so on. Throughout this Disability Awareness: Working with People with Disabilities course, you will be able to welcome people with disabilities into your workplace and interact with people with disabilities. This course is designed to help you in identifying and overcoming barriers in the workplace as well as use respectful, appropriate, and acceptable language in any circumstance. The course will provide you with guidance to understand appropriate interaction during the hiring and interviewing process along with what job accommodation is and how it applies in your workplace. Free E-certificate (No additional cost for E-certificates) Free Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guide Course Why choose Skill Express? Lifetime Access Quality course developed by qualified professionals out of high quality and updated resources Easily demonstrated and interactive lessons almost diminish the gap between virtual and physical training We provide A well-recognised Free PDF certificate 100 per cent online self-paced courses with 24/7 tutor/customer support Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform Quickly adaptable and always available courses designed to learn in any device

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Course Curriculum

Our exclusive Disability Awareness Training course is categorised into 11 simpler modules to broaden your understanding of the contents. This break down will help you to take in the knowledge more easily, helping you to increase your skills and competencies related to this course:

Module One: Defining Terms

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

Module Two: Misconceptions and Realities

  • Misconception and Reality about People with Disabilities

Module Three: Dissecting Labels

  • Giving Your Words Some Thought
  • Word Replacement Activity
  • Being Practical
  • Mingle with Me

Module Four: Barriers and Accessibility

  • Barriers
  • Physical Access
  • How to Remove Barriers

Module Five: The Cornerstones of Diversity

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

Module Six: Encouraging Diversity by Hiring

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

Module Seven: Appropriate Behavior

  • The Four Steps of the STOP Technique
  • Role Play

Module Eight: Communication Essentials for Disability Awareness

  • Ground Rules to Get Started
  • Respecting Confidentiality
  • Preparing Documentation
  • Sending the Right Message

Module Nine: Communication Styles

  • Dichotomies in Theory
  • Dichotomies in Action

Module Ten: Critical Conversations

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

Module Eleven: Accommodation and Adaptation

  • How Far Do You Go in Accommodation?
  • Value of Job Shadows

Certification of Disability Awareness Training

Upon completion of the course, Skill Express will send you an E-Certificate for the course which comes with relevant awarding bodies attestation. Once we send you the certificate, you can print it out and will have lifetime usage permission. But you can always order for a hard copy certificate where charges will apply.


Once you have successfully completed the course, you will have to pass an automated assessment consisting of multiple choice/assignments. You will get instant result once you are done with this assessment. You don’t have to worry about getting failed on the assessment. You will be given unlimited number of chances to pass yourself with the assessment. And there are no extra fees involved in retakes.