Read feedback about Disability Awareness Training from professionals who attended the Mencap Summer Scheme across Northern Ireland.
What did the students think?
“The course was fun and enjoyable, and our questions were valued, not like some other courses I’ve attended. It was extremely useful - we were allowed to ask questions when we required extra information."
“Great practical information from young people who have a disability; good to hear their experiences and views."
“Training was fantastic, down to earth realistic view on disability."
“It taught me a lot I never knew."
“Essential and relevant training that everyone in society needs.”
The involvement of the three young people with a disability was a terrific learning experience for me - it informed my eyes and my heart.
What did staff from voluntary organisations think?
“I have more understanding on how I and my organisation, Belfast Central Mission, can be more inclusive.”
“Provided me with good knowledge that I can use made me more aware of disability.”
Nicola fromYoung Enterprise NI
“I now feel equipped with useful skills for the future.”
Laura from Young Enterprise NI
“Meeting two young people with a disability was great - they were able to share real life experiences, which added to the training.”
Collette from Young Enterprise NI
Relevant and interesting course and materials. Facilitators were very knowledgeable, enthusiastic, approachable and engaging.
Tracy from Young Enterprise NI
For more information or to book a training course, please contact:
Youth Inclusion Hub Coordinator
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