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Equality and inclusion for learning disability workers

Equality and inclusion for learning disability workers

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Equality & Inclusion

80 pages | Learning Matters
If you are working within the learning disability sector and studying for the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care, you will find this book invaluable in helping you to achieve the unit on Equality and Inclusion. It shows the importance of understanding issues of equality and inclusion in your role and of working in an inclusive way.

The book is easy to navigate, with each chapter covering one of the learning outcomes within the unit. Each chapter begins with an example taken from real people's stories and lots of activities, photographs and other illustrations are included throughout.

Understanding the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
Working in an inclusive way
Accessing information to promote diversity, equality and inclusion

An introduction to diversity and inclusion for practitioners and pre-university students.

Dr Martin Partridge
Faculty of Health , Staffordshire University
March 19, 2013

Part of a series of books. Good for providing a foundation to understanding concepts surrounding what life is like for people who experience learning difficulties. Requested full set for library.

Ms Michelle Evans
Faculty of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University
January 21, 2013

Useful for 1st semester / 1st year undergraduates nursing students, as an introduction to the principles of equality and inclusion.

Dr Ruth Wyn Williams
School of Healthcare Sciences, Bangor University
October 19, 2012

Rorie Fulton

Rorie is a partner (with Kate) in Open Cultures Consultancy, specialising in inclusion, learning disability issues and communication. In addition, Rorie works for a non-governmental organisation supporting asylum seekers and refugees in Wales. He also volunteers for a learning disabilities advocacy service and is a trustee on the board of a mental health advocacy service. More About Author

Kate Richardson

Kate is a specialist speech and language therapist working with adults with learning disabilities. Prior to training as a speech and language therapist she worked in the voluntary sector with women from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities and she has experience of advocating for this client group. In addition Kate works as a registered Intermediary on behalf of adults with learning disabilities appearing as victims and/or witnesses in the criminal justice system. More About Author

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