What is the course about?
This course is about independence and self advocacy. Students will focus on disability issues, accessing public services, the political process, independent living and participating in social life.
What will we cover?
Rights and responsibilities
Getting involved in the community
There will be external visits and invited speakers.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Participate in your community
Identify useful organisations and networks
Identify leisure and personal development opportunities.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is for people with disabilities who are interested in current affairs and want to find out more about the world we live in. How is the world changing, what does it mean for our lives and how can we have our say about things that affect us?
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Advice on courses for people with learning disabilities and additional support for other Build courses is available on Tuesday 12.30-1.30 by appointment only. Please call 020 7492 2586 or email [email protected] to book an appointment.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details