Difference Matters - Education

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Education

We can provide:

  • Consultancy to develop disability equality schemes and action plans
  • Support for young disabled people to be fully involved in their educational reviews.
  • Training for teachers to develop inclusive practice
  • Consultancy with teachers, education practitioners and young people around transition
  • Work with the further and higher education sectors on targeting and including disabled learners
  • Support for services to engage with disabled parents
  • Disability Equality Training and consultancy for parents, family members and supporters who have a disabled child
  • Development of accessible learning resources

Here are some examples of recent work:

  • Aimhigher Halton
    Consultancy to support Aimhigher Halton to involve young disabled people in their activities and develop a Disability Equality Action Plan.
  • Aimhigher Greater Manchester
    Consultancy to support Aimhigher Greater Manchester to understand disability equality issues from a social model perspective. This was achieved via a sharing practice session, support for individual boroughs to focus at a local level on the challenges they face in engaging disabled learners and an event to draw together outcomes and celebrate achievements.
  • St Helen’s Chamber of Commerce
    (in partnership with Stray Cat Media and Carmel College)
    Possible Pathways Project – facilitated workshops which supported students with learning difficulties to think about Further Education and employment.
  • Sheffield Hallam University
    Designed and delivered a Disability Equality Action Training course for facilities staff.
  • Liverpool Parent Partnership Service
    Designed and deliver on-going training to community volunteers and parents of disabled children.

  • Disability Equality Sessions for Schools
    (in partnership with Disability Equality in Education)
    We have delivered sessions on disability equality for learners of all ages. In the past, sessions have been delivered for Bolton School Girls' Division, Bluecoat School (Oldham) and Liverpool Community College.