Free Disability Awareness Workshop

Brigid Geoghegan
Brigid Geoghegan • 13 May 2019
in group PPN Community
Event date 26 Jun 09:30 - 16:30
Event location Athlone

Free Disability Awareness Workshop


As part of the work under the Social inclusion activation programme (SICAP),      Westmeath Community Development is running a 1 day workshop in relation to      Disability Awareness


The objective of the workshop is to highlight the challenges and barriers people with disabilities face in society and explore how YOU may be able to help alleviate some of these:


Topics that will be covered are as follows:

· What is “ Disability”

· History of Disability

· Myths surrounding Disability

· Medical versus the Social Model

· Challenges and barriers

· Possible solutions


The Workshop is interactive with group work and activities.


WCD are inviting members of local community groups to apply for a place which is FREE.


As places are limited they will be offered on a first come first served basis and local community group members, whose groups are registered with the SICAP programme will be prioritised.


To secure your place please complete the booking form attached and return to          Linda-Jo Quinn OR Eddie


For further information contact Linda Jo Or Eddie on 090 64 16121


This Workshop is funded by Westmeath Community Development under the   Social Inclusion Activation   Programme.

 FREE   Disability Awareness Workshop

Are you a member of a local community group?


Would you like to learn more about  “ What is Disability” and the challenges people face in their daily lives. Find out how you can support and include people in your   community? If so—you are invited to take part in a 1 day Workshop

 Date:  Wed 26th June 2019 at  9.30-4.00pm in Shamrock Lodge Hotel  Athlone


Please fill out the booking form below:

Name: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------


Community Group —————------------------------------------------------------------


Tel No ------------------------- Email -------------------------------------------------------------


Please return to Linda-Jo Quinn at Westmeath Community Development  or Eddie Keenan  or  post to:

WCD offices Unit 4 Rockdean Blyry Industrial estate Athlone Co Westmeath.

Tel 090 64 16121 for further information.


Places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday 20th June @1pm

                 Tea / coffee and light refreshments will be available on the day