HearFirst Case Study

Community Arts North West

Who was the training for?

CAN Team and Board Members.

Goals before the training

To work towards creating a limitless space for Deaf and Disabled people at Community Arts North West.

What did the training cover?

1. The social v medical model of disability.

2. Access requirements and reasonable adjustment.

3. Barriers to employment and engagement.

4. The politics of language.

5. Recruitment practices.  

6. Disability friendly employment and creating a disability friendly organisational culture.

7. Working with participants: making our work more accessible

Outcome of the training

“We’ve made changes to our website to make it more accessible and clarified our office accessibility for visitors.”

“We will use what we discussed in the training in all future recruitment.” 

“CAN’s EDI Policy has also been updated, which has been really helpful.”

It was brilliant, Julie is an excellent trainer!

Faye Salisbury
Executive Director


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