Disability Equality Training

By the end of this online course you will:

  • Understand what it means to feel safe.
  • Recognise the difference between disability equality and disability awareness.
  • Be aware of the myths surrounding disability.
  • Be familiar with the history of the disability movement.
  • Have an overview of the social model of care.

The course consists of short sections containing case studies. Each section has a simple multiple choice test at the end.

It should take an hour or two, but you don't have to complete it in one go. Your progress is saved as you go along, and you can pick up at any time.

When finished you will receive a certificate of completion. You can print this off for your records.

It is entirely free to take the course. All you need is an email account. Simply sign in or create an account here to unlock the modules. If you are not sent a registration email within 2 minutes, please check you Spam Folder. If you still have not received it contact us

Module 1 Introduction
Unit 1 What you will learn from this course.  
Unit 2 The background  
Unit 3 Disability Awareness vs Disability Equality  
Unit 4 Defining equality  
Unit 5 Defining disability  
Module 2 Myths and Images
Unit 1 Historical portrayals of disabled people  
Unit 2 Present day portrayals of disability  
Unit 3 Culture and disability  
Unit 4 Real statements we’ve heard  
Module 3 The importance of language
Unit 1 Why language matters  
Unit 2 Terminology  
Unit 3 Offensive Terms  
Unit 4 About the word "The"  
Module 4 History of the disability movement
Unit 1 Models of disability through the ages  
Unit 2 Summary  
Module 5 Barriers and needs
Unit 1 About Impairments  
Unit 2 Barriers  
Unit 3 The Seven Needs  
Module 6 Summary
Unit 1 What we have covered  
Unit 2 That’s it, you’re done.