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Making it easy to do the right thing : disability responsiveness training

Publisher: Wellington, NZ Health and Disability Commissioner 2006Description: 1 DVD: 150 mins|1 Training notes booklet: 31 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.Subject(s): ADVOCACY | DISABILITY | DISCRIMINATION | ATTITUDES | AWARENESS | TRAININGSummary: Contains information and philosophies on disability and impairment, interviews with disabled professionals, Interactive learning techniques, Best practice examples and tools and strategies for implementing inclusive policies and procedures.Review: Issues discussed include disability responsiveness, cultural perspectives, the importance of language usage and the New Zealand Disability Strategy. The Diversityworks Group is developing a new way of thinking that they have called “Functional Diversity” and which is based on the idea that all people have differing capacities to function. This premise moves away from the boxes of impairment and normal and acknowledges everyone’s strengths. This DVD, with supplementary training notes, has been designed to help you increase your responsiveness to the disability sector and understand the issues that need to be considered when working within the disability services. This resource contains: • Interviews • Interactive learning techniques • Best practice examples • Tools and strategies to implement inclusive, and non discriminatory policies and procedures.
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Contains information and philosophies on disability and impairment, interviews with disabled professionals, Interactive learning techniques, Best practice examples and tools and strategies for implementing inclusive policies and procedures.

Issues discussed include disability responsiveness, cultural perspectives, the importance of language usage and the New Zealand Disability Strategy. The Diversityworks Group is developing a new way of thinking that they have called “Functional Diversity” and which is based on the idea that all people have differing capacities to function. This premise moves away from the boxes of impairment and normal and acknowledges everyone’s strengths.

This DVD, with supplementary training notes, has been designed to help you increase your responsiveness to the disability sector and understand the issues that need to be considered when working within the disability services.

This resource contains:
• Interviews
• Interactive learning techniques
• Best practice examples
• Tools and strategies to implement inclusive, and non discriminatory policies and procedures.

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