Disability Equality

This workshop examines issues regarding the ways disabled people are treated in everyday life, exploring stereotypes, myths and misconceptions, and will look disability perspectives including the Charity, Medical, Social and Human Rights models.

It will support participants to reflect on their personal and professional attitudes to disability.

At the end of the training participants will be able to:

  • Understand the medical and social models of disability
  • Gain an understanding of the barriers that disabled people experience in everyday life
  • Learn practical ways to remove barriers to participation
  • Use the correct terminology when communicating about and with disabled people
  • Be confident and inclusive when interacting and providing supports to students with additional needs

The training is delivered over one full day. A maximum number of 20 people can participate in this programme.

Charitable Status

DESSA is a registered charity. We welcome donations to help us in our work.
Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20057077

How to Find Us

Thomas Court Centre, 26 Hanbury Lane, Dublin 8, D08 H9Y2, Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0)86 601 1613


The Scheme to Support National Organisations is funded by the Government of Ireland through the Department of Rural and Community Development
Department of Rural and Community Development
Pobal Government Supporting Communities
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