“Developing Leadership for Inclusion and Diversity” Professional

“Developing Leadership for
Inclusion and Diversity”
Professional Development/Training Sessions
Build capacity and leadership to advance inclusion and diversity in your organization
 Short, practical, engaging and informative sessions
 Tailored to the unique needs of your workplace or staff team
 Presented by expert local facilitators
 Participants receive Certificate of Completion for all sessions
Contact us for fee/session details
and to discuss the learning goals
► info@codnl.ca
► 709.722-7011
Creating an Inclusive Physical Environment:
A Practical Workshop
Practical information and often-overlooked considerations for
creating a space that is inclusive and welcoming of persons with
disabilities, both inside and outside of your business/organization.
This session helps you to be proactive and avoid complaints and
costly fixes. (Normally delivered as 2.5hr session).
Key content
 Understanding inclusion and inclusive planning in the
physical/built environment
 Recognising and preventing/removing safety barriers
 Types of visible and nonvisible disabilities
and related space requirements
 Commonly overlooked planning items to easily avoid
 Key steps to avoiding Blue Zone and other complaints
 Respectful language/terminology
Learning objectives
 Enhanced knowledge and understanding
 Practical skills and techniques to support persons with disabilities
 Improved capacity for inclusive space planning
Target audience
 Space planners, engineers, contractors, designers
 Managers and supervisors
 Anyone planning a new business/workplace
“Fantastic...a wealth of
“Had an enormous impact on
our group”
“Has really helped our
organization walk through this
issue and do some very good
“These sessions have sparked
ongoing internal discussion for
“Eye-opening and really raised
awareness for our staff”
“Our frontline staff have a
confidence and a language that
many of them didn’t have
“Provided staff with a
confidence and comfort level
working with people with
“Practical techniques and
language we could use right
away in our day-to-day”
The Coalition of Persons with Disabilities-NL is an incorporated, nonprofit and charitable organization
with a mandate to:
Educate | Influence | Involve