Disability Awareness and Training

A look at some of the free disability training options available free online.

End the Awkward Scope Campaign. A video clip.  https://youtube/e0WXmH8E014

End the Awkward Disability Awareness Scope tips.  https://www.scope.org.uk/end-the-awkward

A Video by Skills Wise on YouTubegives handy tips on basic disability etiquette.  https://youtube/HXEEh6UteEo

Disability Discrimination from Fixers UK.  https://youtube/A_Bp9kFNim8

Disability Matters.  Disability eLearning free training for workplaces.  https://www.disabilitymatters.org.uk/

Dystalk.  http://www.dystalk.com/talks/.  Short videos about Dyslexia and other similar conditions.

Future Learn Understanding Autism Free Course, University of Kent.  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/autism

Helen ArkWell.  Understanding Dyslexia video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bf3BmKVkEVU&feature=youtu.be

Understanding Autism, Asperger’s and ADHD, University of Derby,online free training.  https://www.derby.ac.uk/online/mooc/understanding-autism-aspergers-adhd

Depression, a Compassionate View, University of Derbyonline free training.  https://www.derby.ac.uk/online/mooc/free-depression-compassionate-view-course

Young People and their Mental Health Future.  Open Learning online course helping young people with their mental health, University of Cambridge. The University of Groningen, UMCG online free.  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/young-people-mental-health#section-overview

Understanding Autism, Open Universityfree online introduction course.  Open Learning.  https://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/understanding-autism/content-section-overview?active-tab=description-tab

Understanding Dyslexia, Open University Open Learningfree online introduction course.  https://www.open.edu/openlearn/education-development/education/understanding-dyslexia/content-section-0?active-tab=description-tab

Epilepsy Actionoffer a large range of free online courses to increase understanding of Epilepsy and help those with Epilepsy manage their condition and wellbeing.  https://learn.epilepsy.org.uk/

Future Learningonline free course.  Understanding ADHD: Current Research and Practice. A look at ADHD and current understanding and symptoms and treatment options, Kings College, London.  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/understanding-adhd

Future Learningonline free course, Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People, University of Reading.  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/depression-young-people

Future Learningonline free course, Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT, University of Reading.  Understanding what it is, evidence-based treatment understanding how CBT treatment works, behaviour changes and a look at cognitions (thoughts).  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/anxiety-depression-and-cbt  

Future Learningonline free Youth Mental Health: Helping Young People with Anxiety.  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/youth-mental-health from the University of East Anglia UEA.

Cognitive Behavioural Skills to Treat Back Pain: The Back Skills Training (BeST) Programme. Learn CBT skills to help with pain management.  Free online course from the University of Oxford.  https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/back-skills-training-programme

British Sign.  http://www.british-sign.co.uk/.  Low cost online training on British sign language. 

Another option for learning is to try TED Talks.  These are on a huge range of topics by leading experts intended to be thought provoking, leading ideas that often get you thinking and can be inspiring and very informative as well as up to date and very interesting on masses of topics.  You can search for disability to get motivational speakers, insight into life with different conditions and talks on the latest research and ideas.  There are lots on science and technology, as well as lots of life topics.  Here you can see talks related to disability.  https://www.ted.com/search?q=disability