SUM: Introduction to disability inclusion

1-hour online training offering an introduction to the social model of disability and the barriers disabled people experience.

Multiple dates

About this training

Our 1-hour online training gives you an introduction to disability inclusion.

The session explains the social model of disability and the barriers disabled people experience. We use personal stories and experiences to show you how disability affects society and the world around you. Our training aims to give you practical knowledge to help change your organisation’s social and working culture.

The session is run by Scope’s experts:

  • Elisabeth Ward, Accessibility Specialist
  • Sally Hooper, Inclusive Workplace Specialist

We’re based in the UK and our event times are BST or GMT.

What you will learn:

We host the session on Zoom. Our trainers will use a mix of presenting and interactive activities. The 1-hour training session will cover:

  • Polling: what do you know about the disabled community?
  • Introduction to the social model of disability
  • Social model language activity
  • Interacting with disabled people video
  • Examples of physical, attitudinal, and online barriers
  • Discussion around barriers people face
  • A brief look at disability rights and legislation

By the end you will be able to:

  • Understand the social model of disability and use it in your working and social life
  • Recognise the built, digital and societal barriers that disabled people experience
  • Be more aware of inclusive language and can start using social model language
  • Know more about disability discrimination and the law

Where is this event: online

This is an online event

About Scope and The Big Hack

Scope are the disability equality charity in England and Wales.

The Big Hack is Scope's digital accessibility programme. The Big Hack provides resources and support for anyone who wants to learn accessibility.

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13th Oct 2022
12:30 - 13:30
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18th Jan 2023
13:00 - 14:00
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Important information

Tickets are non-refundable, but you can give your ticket to someone else if you can’t use it.

Let us know about any access needs beforehand. Contact [email protected] to tell us what works for you. Include the date of your training and ‘reasonable adjustments’ in the subject line.

This event will be hosted on Teams.

Got any questions? Contact us at [email protected].