Darlington Association on Disability Logo showing the letters D.A.D. breaking through a wallDarlington Association
on Disability
Centre for Independent Living


Disability Equality Training (DET)

DAD delivers up to date Disability Equality Training exploring the concept of "Disability" offering guidance on current legislation and reflecting the philosophy of the Disability Movement.

What will you gain from the course?

• Understand the distinction between "impairment" and "disability"
• Feel confident when talking to disabled people by using appropriate language and etiquette
• Recognise the importance of disability issues when making or carrying out practices, policies or procedures
• Knowledge of best practice

The course programme offers:

• What is disability?
• Stereotyping
• Models of disability
• Equality Act
• Access
• Etiquette

We have provided training to

• Disabled people
• Darlington Borough Council e.g. Leisure Services, Social Services
• Darlington College of Technology
• Durham University
• Local and regional businesses
• Local and regional voluntary organisations

What the participants thought:

"The session encouraged staff to reflect on existing policies and practices, the case studies challenged our assumptions and prejudices and led to stimulating debate.

Most importantly the session was enjoyable and I believe essential for all employees.";

Sarah Farley,
Principal, Darlington College of Technology

Our Prices

• Charges are based on a full day per group, a maximum of 20 people
• Concessionary rates may be available for block bookings or voluntary organisations

For more information contact:

Rosemary Berks
Disability Equality Trainer
Darlington Association on Disability (Head Office)
1P Enterprise House
South Entrance
Valley Street South
Tel: 01325 489999