Working with Children and Young People with Disabilities

Description

This course is designed to equip practitioners with the knowledge to provide high quality support for children and young people with disabilities.

Audience

Practitioners who work or may work with children and young people with disabilities.

Objectives

  • To understand more about disability.
  • To recognise the social model of disability versus the medical model of disability.
  • To understand more about multi agency working.
  • To understand more about discrimination against children and young people with disabilities
  • To understand more about diversity, equality and inclusion.
  • To understand children's needs and their special needs.
  • To help understand your role when working with children and young people with disabilities
  • To help manage challenging situations.
  • To understand more about confidentiality.
  • To understand more about good record keeping.
  • To understand more about personal care and available equipment.
  • To understand more about communication methods with children and young people with disabilities
  • To understand more about resources and legislation regarding disabilities.
  • To understand more about risk assessment.
  • To understand more about developing yourself.

Duration

90 minutes