Ability Awareness Workshop for Gr. 4-6

10 Feb

Junior students at Brownridge P.S. will have an opportunity to participate in the Ability Awareness Workshops on Tuesday February 11, 2014. This workshop, provided by Regional Special Education Services, is a school-based experiential program that allows students to gain an increased in awareness of how different types of disabilities affect the day-to-day life of fellow students. Students will learn that:
• • Everyone has unique abilities and talents
• • Our attitudes can create the biggest barriers
• • We should focus on people’s abilities
• • Attitudes are important in determining how all people experience the community
• • It is important to see the PERSON FIRST and the disability second
• • We are all MORE ALIKE than DIFFERENT!