Fern Lulham is a compelling motivational speaker, coach and trainer. She is registered blind and has overcome many challenges, both personally and professionally. Fern has delivered speeches to a large range of audiences and she can energise, enthuse and educate her listeners providing thought-provoking and stimulating content.

 

Fern’s courses are informative, interactive and inspiring. These key elements give her a distinctive delivery style that leaves a lasting impression. Sharing honest insights from her own life and encouraging audiences to reflect on their own experiences, Fern is able to transform attitudes and change behaviour. Fern’s sessions are unique because she emphasises the importance of mental and emotional wellbeing, a subject which is becoming a high priority in today’s society. Fern believes that in order to perform at their best, individuals need to feel confident about themselves and their abilities. She encourages people to dig deep into their own emotional experiences in order to better understand others. Fern’s positive and engaging approach shows that a small change can make a huge difference.

 

Disability Awareness - A Closer Look.

Successful modern employers are enhancing the performance and reputation of their organisation by embracing a diverse workforce. Fern's course draws on experience rather than theory to shine a light on how disability awareness benefits everyone and how it's principles of focussing on emotional need can be applied even where teams don't include disabled people.

Aims of the Course:

  • To provide awareness of the importance of supporting the emotional needs of disabled employees to allow them to reach their full potential

  • To provide an insight into what managers and colleagues can do to safeguard the emotional well-being of disabled employees

  • To provide a brief outline of the Equality Act 2010 and to examine what is meant by ‘reasonable adjustments’.

 

Outcomes:

By the end of the course, trainees will have

  • gained insight into the working life of a disabled person

  • understood the emotional needs of disabled people in the work place and how to support their mental wellbeing

  • been inspired to examine attitudes towards disabled people in the workplace and beyond

  • acquired knowledge of the Equality Act 2010 and reasonable adjustments

  • gained a better understanding of diversity in the workplace

  • feel motivated to make positive changes

Duration: A one day training course - typically 9.00am - 4.30pm

Venue: At your place of work or other convenient location

Fee: £600 for the day

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