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Workshop – Disability Inclusion Fundamentals: A Beginner’s Session

Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM ET

Registration for this workshop has closed.

What does it mean to create a truly disability inclusive workplace? What barriers to accessibility may inherently exist in an organizational structure? Why is instituting disability education in diversity, equity, and inclusion training important? As organizations seek to incorporate disability inclusion into their everyday practice, staff training and education on disability is essential, yet often overlooked. This highly interactive introductory workshop, open to the public as a sample of our member workshop series, uses media, small and large group discussion, and breakout room activities to engage participants in a learning journey on disability inclusion. The session is designed to be useful for beginners as well as those who are further along in their understanding of disability inclusion.

We will cover key topics including:

This workshop is capped at 50 attendees to allow for the interactive, hands-on format. Registration has closed, as the event has reached capacity.

About the Facilitator

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Sarah Napoli, Learning Services Director, Disability & Philanthropy Forum

Sarah Napoli is the learning services director at the Disability & Philanthropy Forum. From 2019-2023, she acted as the lead disability inclusion project officer within the people and culture Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity team at Open Society foundations. She has over 20 years of experience teaching and conducting training on social justice and advocacy. She holds two MA degrees in social justice in intercultural relations and applied human rights. She identifies as a proud disabled person and enjoys chatting about Geek culture and her former life as a hip hop researcher and dancer. She has conducted workshops and training all over the USA and around the globe.