SICAP (2015-2017)

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 :              Monday 11th December 2017

 Time :              9.30-4.00pm

 Venue:            Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Clonown Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath

As part of the work under the Social inclusion activation programme (SICAP), Westmeath Community Development is running this 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 can help alleviate some of these:

Topics that will be covered are as follows:

  1. What is “ Disability”
  2. History of Disability
  3. Myths surrounding Disability
  4. Medical versus the Social Model
  5. Challenges and barriers
  6. 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.

Booking Form

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

Westmeath Community Development
Unit 4 Rockdean
Blyry Industrial Estate
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 Wednesday 6th December 2017  at 1 p.m.

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

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

SICAP Logos with tagline current version Oct 2016