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Training for social work students and social workers

Trainers from Building Bridges Training have been very busy recently; in January they delivered training about giving good support to parents with a learning disability to social workers and family centre staff from Dudley. They also delivered a well received session to student social workers at University of Warwick. They are also delivering 4 workshops to students at the University of Wolverhampton in February and March. This includes delivering personal presentations of their lives – their achievements and some of the challenges they face. They also lead activities for the students so they have a greater awareness and understanding of learning disability and the social barriers people exp

Easy Read training delivered to Italian disability organisation

Building Bridges Training delivered Easy-to-read training to representatives of the Italian disability rights group, Associazione Uniamoci Onlus, at Inclusion Europe’s offices in Brussels in January. “The training was really useful and we gained a deeper understanding of easy-to-read. We will now implement what we learned at our organisation.” This was the conclusion that Eleonora Di Liberto, vice-president of “Associazione Uniamoci Onlus”. The association, based in Palermo in Sicily, works to increase social inclusion for people with disabilities. Training participants came to Brussels as part of a project financed by the Erasmus+ Programme to learn how they can make their information and e