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RIWC_PARA_A007 The Importance of Social Media


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RIWC_PARA_A007 The Importance of Social Media

  1. 1. The Importance of Social Media Especially if You’re Disabled t: @MrKazLaljee e: w:
  2. 2. Agenda – What we are going to discuss? - A Quick Intro - What is Social Media & Communication - What are the Types of Social Media -Who Uses Social Media in Our Sector -A Great Time to be Disabled -Advice - Freedom Independence & Autonomy
  3. 3. A Quick intro… -Marketing -Senior Tesco Manager -MS (Multiple Sclerosis) -Positive About MS (@PositiveAboutMS) -Social Media -In Demand
  4. 4. What is Social Media -We’ve always had social interaction & comms -Methods have changed - Will continue to change -Becoming easier for Disabled people… (software etc) TECHNOLOGY
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  6. 6. Who uses Social Media in our sector -Individuals -Businesses selling products to disabled people (images & video) -Event organisers eg #inclusiveworld -Groups, Projects, Raising Awareness -Disabled People (Questions, Advice, Sharing) -Charities & NGO’s -Humanitarian
  7. 7. A Great Time To Be Disabled -Technology over the last 15 years has moved at a faster pace than the previous 1000 years -If I was Disabled in the 1980’s… -Facilities differ country-by-country, but Technology -We’ve been given choices to interact… DISABILITY
  8. 8. Take-Aways -The Importance of Social Media -The Role Social Media Plays -Why we should be part of it
  9. 9. FREEDOM INDEPENDENCE AUTONOMY Email: Twitter: @MrKazLaljee Tel: 0161 410 4455 or Mobile/Cell: 0792 5379528 Website: