Developing positive attitudes and values towards adult learners with disabilities
Attitude towards adult learners with disabilities
The expert understands the importance of inclusion and participation of people with disabilities and demonstrates positive values and attitudes.
Expectations from adult learners with disabilities
The expert has a positive attitude towards the abilities of people and is experienced in strategies which support people to reach their potential.
Attitude of other learners
The expert is skilled in methods which promote positive attitude and values among the learners.
The expert is familiar with and able to share information of local and national organisations promoting rights of learners with disabilities.
Providing an accessible environment for learning
The expert is able to test the physical environment on its accessibility and work with an organisation to develop strategies to improve and evaluate it.
The expert is aware of the costs of creating an accessible environment and is able to give advice on possibilities of financing.
Providing an accessible digital learning environment for learning
Digital and technical literacy
The expert is able to train organisational staff on accessibility technologies.
The expert may advise on the legislation and recommentdations in ensuring equipment is safe to use and advise on accessing traing in the use of specific equipment.
The expert is experienced in assistive technologies and can advise organisations on choosing the appropriate technical equipment and software.
Planning accessible learning
Adaptative learning provision
The expert is experienced in alternative learning methods and technologies to support the individual needs and interests of learners with and without disabilities.
Health and safety
The expert can advise about health and safety measures for learners with disabilities.
Supporting accessible learning
The expert can advise the organisation about the possibilities of internal/external personal assistance. They may signpost to qualified and experienced personal assistants.
Staff expertise on adult learners with disabilities
The expert is able to advise staff on needs of learners with different disabilities and offer training in meeting their needs.