Book your Accessibility and Inclusion training session now!

Secure your space at one of D&A’s flagship training sessions. In our interactive, inclusive training, our Accessibility and Inclusion Specialists will equip you with the tools you need to take your EDI from talk into action. Please note that pre-booking for training sessions is limited to one session per person.

Introduction to Assistive Technology for Education

We all use Assistive Technology every day, many of us without realising it. There is a huge variety of assistive technology available that can help remove barriers to learning and enable students to access education and thrive. Many of these tools are free or already installed on your computer, tablet or smartphone. In this session, we’ll explore a range of free and open-source tools that you can start using today and share with your students tomorrow!

Monday 5th December, 11:30 – 12:30

Introduction to Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

An engaging condensed session designed to showcase our flagship Disability Inclusion training. You’ll learn more about disability, accessibility and inclusion and understand the range of barriers experienced by Disabled people in the workplace.

This workshop will explore simple steps that can help teams embed a culture of inclusion, creating an anticipatory welcome for all.

Monday 5th December, 13:30 – 14:30

Introduction to Inclusive Communications for You and Your Team

An engaging session designed to help you enhance communications and marketing material, and ensure your content and communications are accessible to all. We’ll look specifically at documents and social media as well as touch on basic website accessibility too.

We’ll explore a range of small steps you can make to get inclusive communications right from the start.

Monday 5th December, 14:30 – 15:30

Tuesday 6th December, 10:00 – 11:00

Inclusive Recruitment

In this short introductory session we’ll explore a range of barriers faced by Disabled people when applying for jobs. Ensuring your recruitment is accessible and inclusive enables you to access the widest talent pool and can also help to create an anticipatory welcome for diversity. Join us to learn more about how you can enhance and strengthen your recruitment practices.

Tuesday 6th December, 11:30 – 12:30

Changing the Way we Understand Disability in Higher Education

In this session we will explore the concept of disability, how disablism arises, and why inclusive educational practice is essential – giving attendees a space to consider and reassess their own understanding of what disability is through both historical and contemporary lenses.

Tuesday 6th December, 13:30 – 14:30

The Assets of Neurodiversity

Understanding how to harness the varied skills and strengths of a diverse workforce is key to creating good organisational culture and success in the workplace.

This session aims to improve understanding of neurodiversity, and the small changes that make a big difference to accessibility, inclusivity and productivity.

Tuesday 6th December, 14:30 – 15:30