Upcoming Training Events
Ellen L. Shackelford
President / Author
Motivational Speaker / Coach
Disability Awareness – Level 1
Thursday, October 15, 2020
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Via – Zoom
Facilitator – Ellen Shackelford
Ms. Shackelford and Ms. Edmonds will provide information on the many facets of disability and raise your awareness on how to interact with people with disabilities using appropriate language when referring to people with disabilities. They will also explore stereotypes about persons with disabilities, offer real life situations for consideration, and provide effective, respectful ways of communicating and interacting with people who have disabilities.
A story “The importance of ASKING” will be shared to further enhance your learning experience.
CACS, LLC Classes
Disability Education and Etiquette
Breaking down misconceptions and raising awareness about people with disabilities
Purpose of the Course:
This education program will provide interactive and open dialogue for examining the misconceptions and stereotypes about people living with disabilities. It will show you how to omit apprehensions and awkward moments in social situations. Most people want to be sensitive and respectful, but may not know how. We will provide useful tools and strategies to raise your awareness about the largest minority group. In addition, your participation will help you develop skills needed to effectively communicate, interact and work with people with disabilities.
Classes are forming for the fall, so make your reservations TODAY.
You may fill out an application online, send an email to consultLN@cox.net,
or call us at: 757.827.0783 to reserve your space.
Disability Education and Etiquette program includes:
- Disability Etiquette
- Sensitivity Awareness
- Accessibility Issues
- People-First-In language
- Myths & Facts regarding people with disabilities
- Inappropriate and Appropriate Language
- Resources & Information
- Role playing
- Obvious and Not-So Obvious discussions on disabilities
Time, place and additional information will be announced soon!