This interactive learning byte highlights inclusion and accessibility issues faced by those with impairments, using real-life case study scenarios. The materials guide the learner through a range of problem situations which those with disabilities experience on a day-to-day basis as a result of poor awareness by others. The byte also includes a games-style challenge to select an appropriate venue and resources to allow people with disabilities to attend a meeting.
This learning byte is all about interacting confidently and positively with disabled people. As you move through the sections, you'll be given an opportunity to explore your own thoughts and feelings about disability. If you've had little or no experience of interacting with people with disabilities you might feel unsure of how to act or what to say. Overcoming these anxieties is important. It shows that you've taken the time to think about your attitudes and actions. You'll also find out about preferred language and some of the practical things you can do to make everyday interactions easier for you and for people with disabilities.
This learning byte an introduction into understanding your own and other people's prejudice, stereotyping and discrimination. Each topic explains a different aspect of discrimination and how to tell the difference between them.