WDSRA Disability Awareness & Community Education Program

Thank you for choosing WDSRA as your Disability Awareness education resource! Our staff are professionals who are experts in the field of disability knowledge. This program is designed to provide participants with hands-on activities to destigmatize perceptions of individuals with special needs.

Our goal in offering this program is to not only promote awareness of disabilities but to provide participants with resources to confidently interact with and include people with disabilities.

Who the Program is for:

We educate a variety of groups within our 9 member districts. Those can include:

  • Schools
  • Park Districts
  • Businesses
  • Extracurricular clubs
  • Etc.
Highlights/benefits of the Program:

Trainings can help you learn:

  • How it may feel to have a disability
  • How to interact with someone who has a disability
  • How to reduce the fear of the unknown
  • How to recognize a person’s abilities
  • Proper terminology to use
Disability stations available include:
  • Physical Disability
  • Visual Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Autism
Schedule Your event

Please click here to fill out a request form with details of your event.

Additional Resources

Contact Us

For more information, contact Katie Lyter at katiel@wdsra.com or 630-681-0962 ext543.