Learning disability 	  awareness    		   workshop<br />
Welcome<br />
Today’s learning disability awareness trainers are…<br />  Kathy Benfield<br />Ciara Evans<br />
Ground rules<br /><ul><li>Confidentiality
Punctuality
Participation
Mobiles off!</li></li></ul><li>Session plan <br />Information about learning disability.<br />Attitudes towards people wit...
About learning disability<br />
‘What is a learning disability?’<br />
The medical model of disability<br />The disabled person is seen as the 		problem<br />
The social model of disability<br />The problem is the disabling world<br />
The medical model<br />The person should be pitied<br />The person is sick<br />The disabled person is seen as the problem...
The social model<br />Prejudiced attitudes<br />Poverty and low incomes<br />The problem is the disabling world<br />Inacc...
Communication<br />
Easy Read<br /><ul><li>Conform
Accompanies
Amend
Compiled
Financially viable
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This is the presentation delivered by Ciara Evans and Kathy Benfield at the Barriers to Volunteering event on 6th May 2010.

The presentation is an introduction to learning disabilities.

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  1. 1.
  2. 2. Learning disability awareness workshop<br />
  3. 3. Welcome<br />
  4. 4. Today’s learning disability awareness trainers are…<br /> Kathy Benfield<br />Ciara Evans<br />
  5. 5. Ground rules<br /><ul><li>Confidentiality
  6. 6. Punctuality
  7. 7. Participation
  8. 8. Mobiles off!</li></li></ul><li>Session plan <br />Information about learning disability.<br />Attitudes towards people with a learning disability.<br />Communication and learning disability.<br />People with a learning disability as volunteers. <br />Course reflection and evaluation.<br />
  9. 9. About learning disability<br />
  10. 10. ‘What is a learning disability?’<br />
  11. 11. The medical model of disability<br />The disabled person is seen as the problem<br />
  12. 12. The social model of disability<br />The problem is the disabling world<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. The medical model<br />The person should be pitied<br />The person is sick<br />The disabled person is seen as the problem<br />Professionals decide what is best for the person<br />The person should be feared<br />The person needs to adapt and learn to fit in<br />The person needs help and carers<br />Attitudes towards learning disability over the last 60 years<br />
  15. 15. The social model<br />Prejudiced attitudes<br />Poverty and low incomes<br />The problem is the disabling world<br />Inaccessible information<br />Inaccessible transport<br />Badly designed buildings<br />Poor job prospects<br />Segregated education<br />Attitudes towards learning disability over the last 60 years<br />
  16. 16. Communication<br />
  17. 17. Easy Read<br /><ul><li>Conform
  18. 18. Accompanies
  19. 19. Amend
  20. 20. Compiled
  21. 21. Financially viable
  22. 22. Subsequent
  23. 23. Substantial
  24. 24. Unique
  25. 25. Participate
  26. 26. Influential
  27. 27. Categorise
  28. 28. Strategic priority
  29. 29. Fit in
  30. 30. Goes with
  31. 31. Change
  32. 32. Put together
  33. 33. Possible with the money we have
  34. 34. Next
  35. 35. Large
  36. 36. Only one of its kind
  37. 37. Take part
  38. 38. Having a big effect
  39. 39. Put into order or groups
  40. 40. Important goal in our plan</li></li></ul><li>Barriers to equalityLaura's story<br />
  41. 41. Barriers to equalityLaura strikes back<br />
  42. 42. Making equality happen<br /><ul><li>What can you do?
  43. 43. If someone with a learning disability wants to volunteer you can support them by following some of the steps we have talked about
  44. 44. Remember everyone has the right to be an equal in society.</li></li></ul><li>Commitment to supporting people with a learning disability to volunteer<br /><ul><li>List three things that your teams can do.
  45. 45. List three things that you as an individual can do.</li></li></ul><li> Any questions?<br /> ?<br />
  46. 46. Thank you for coming<br />Thanks to Photosymbols and Clear Consultants for the images used in this presentation.<br />
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