Supporting Students: Supporting Disabled Students

Course Code
50127137

Course has already taken place

Provider
OD&PL

Tutor(s):
Jennifer Brady

Suitability
This course is suitable for student support staff working with
undergraduate and/or postgraduate students (taught and research). If the
course is FULL, then please register on our waiting list by emailing
your details to Organisational Development and Professional Learning -
academicdev@leeds.ac.uk.

Date(s)
Monday, November 14, 2016, 09:30 to 12:30

Max Places:
25

Description
Overall Aim of the Course
To explore the definition of disability and to help you develop an
understanding of the concepts of 'accessibility' and 'inclusion' in the
University setting.

Course Content
We will look at various ways in which the University supports
disabled students, and how students can access that support. We will
also look at what support staff can do to remove barriers to access and
ensure that disabled students are able to reach their full potential
here at Leeds.

Learning Outcomes
1. To explore what ‘disability’ is
2. To give an overview of ‘accessibility’ and ‘inclusion’
3. To look at Disability and the Law: what are ‘reasonable adjustments’?
4. To explore how the University supports disabled students
5. To discover what individuals can do to support disabled students
6. An opportunity for questions and answers

Learning and Teaching Methods
Interactive workshop with activities and case studies.

Tutor
Jenny Brady is one of the University's Disability Coordinators.

Feedback from Recent Participants
"[Included] a lot of information I consider 'essential' to a student
support person."
"Excellent course. Tutor very knowledgeable and helpful. Good, clear
delivery."