Disability Awareness Training

Enabling managers and staff to become more aware of the needs of employees and colleagues with disabilities and long-term health conditions.

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The benefits of Disability Awareness Training in the workplace

  • It creates an open and inclusive workplace.
  • It embeds inclusion into the work culture, organisational structure and workflows.
  • Becoming disability aware promotes workforce wellbeing and helps to avoid discrimination.
  • It encourages disability disclosure.
  • It improves staff retention rates by investing in both new and existing employees.
  • It increases employee satisfaction.
  • It allows companies to comply with the Equality Act.

What will be covered during Disability Awareness Training for employers?

Our trainers ensure that the session is accessible, applicable and relevant to your organisation. We’ll cover:

  • What does disability mean?
  • How to disclose a disability.
  • How might a disability affect a person’s work?
  • How to communicate with disabled customers and employees.
  • Barriers faced by disabled people.
  • What are reasonable adjustments, and how do you ensure you provide them?
  • Legislation, including The Equality Act (UK) and The Disability Discrimination Act (Northern Ireland).
  • How to become Disability Confident.
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Who is Disability Awareness and Sensitivity Training suitable for?

Disability Awareness Training is suitable for various employees, including but not limited to the following:

  • Line Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • HR Professionals
  • Occupational Health Professionals
  • Disability Advisors
  • Support Managers
  • Colleagues of disabled employees

Why choose Disability Awareness Training courses for Managers?

Our Disability Awareness Training for employees and employers is led by professional trainers with experience in neurodiversity, equality, and inclusion. They deliver complex information in a clear and engaging way, making it accessible, applicable, and relatable to your organisation.

We deliver our Disability Awareness Training for staff remotely in a group webinar format, so time and location are flexible and accessible for everyone. Each session typically lasts three hours and encourages interactivity and group discussion. Sessions are suitable for groups of any size, from any sector and for any role. We aim to ensure each team member gets the most out of the training and is confident at effectively applying it back in the workplace.

The delivery of Disability Awareness Training for Managers

  • Remote – We provide online Disability Awareness Training across the UK.
  • Sessions last one to three hours. The session duration and content are agreed upon in advance.
The disability awareness training was very informative and beneficial. It is reassuring to know that if someone has a disability, there is a lot of help and protection available for that person. As an employee, we are often only aware of what our managers tell us, and your presentation highlighted how important it is to be told correct information straight from the horse’s mouth!
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