Disability Advocacy Training Materials

Kupenda’s Disability Training Programs are cost-efficient and effective in reducing stigma and discrimination against people with disabilities and their families and improving their access to medical care, education and community inclusion.

Our disability training tools are developed using human centered design and field testing in our innovation center: Kilifi County, Kenya.

Each of our training programs are tailored to different community groups including Pastors, Traditional Healers, Government Leaders and Families Impacted by Disabilities.

The Impact of Our Cost-Effective Disability Training Model

An 18-month, mix-method program evaluation showed that, on average

  • 1 Kupenda disability training workshop costs just $300
  • 25 Leaders participate in each workshop
  • After the workshop, 65% of the trained leaders act on behalf of the children with disabilities

This means that just 1 workshop results in

  • Disability sensitization activities that reach 5,070 community members
  • Counseling and referrals that improve the lives of 396 children with disabilities

Fill out the form below to access our free disability training materials, which include our:

Disability Law Guides

  • Disability Law Guides – Kenya Example
  • National and Local Disability Law Summary – Kenya Example – English
  • National and Local Disability Law Summary – Kenya Example – Swahili

Pastor Training Materials

  • Pastor Disability Training – Participant Recruitment Guide
  • Pastor Disability Training – Facilitator’s Guide
  • Post-Disability Training Support Strategies Guide

Other Disability Advocate Resources

  • Community Disability Advocacy Program Implementation Guidelines – 6 Steps
  • Service Referral List for Children with Disabilities (Kilifi, Kenya example)
  • Disability Advocate Home Visit Guide
  • Disability Advocate Commitment
  • Disability Inclusion Accessibility Checklist for Facilities, Communication, and Resources

Disability Training Workshop Pre- and Post-Assessments

  • For Pastors
  • For Traditional Healers
  • For Government Officials
  • For Parents and Caregivers of Children with Disabilities

Disability Advocate Weekly Activity Reports

  • For Pastors
  • For Traditional Healers
  • For Government Officials
  • For Parents and Caregivers of Children with Disabilities

Interview Guides

  • Community Disability Advocate Interview Guide

Coronavirus Guidance

  • Coronavirus Guidance for Families Impacted by Disability – English
  • Coronavirus Guidance for Families Impacted by Disability – Swahili

Information on how to access our draft guides

  • Disability Training for Government Leaders
  • Disability Training for Traditional Healers
  • Disability Training for Parents and Caregivers of Children with Disabilities
  • Disability Advocate Training of Trainers
  • Parent Support Group Guide
  • Disability Handbook

 

Learn more about how to partner with Kupenda to develop or improve Disability Programming and Best Practices here.

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Kupenda designs, implements and supports disability training and inclusion programs. Our innovation center is in Kenya but we work with partners and disability advocates in low and middle income countries around the world.

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Disability Law Guides

Disability Law Guide

National and Local Disablity Law Summary – Kenya Example – English

National and Local Disablity Law Summary – Kenya Example – Swahili

Pastor Training Materials

Pastor Disability Training – Participant Recruitment Guidelines

Pastor Disability Training – Facilitator’s Guide

Post – Disability Training Support Strategies

Other Disability Advocate Resources

Community Disability Advocacy Program Implementation Guidelines – 6 Steps

Service Referral List for Children with Disabilities – Kilifi, Kenya Example

Disability Advocate Home Visit Guide

Disability Advocate Commitment

Disability Inclusion Accessibility Checklist for Facilities, Communication, and Resources

Disability Training Workshop Pre- and Post-Assessments

For Pastors

For Traditional Healers

For Government Officials

For Parents and Caregivers of Children with Disabilities

Disability Advocate Weekly Activity Reports

For Pastors

For Traditional Healers

For Government Officials

For Parents and Caregivers of Children with Disabilities

Interview Guide

Community Disability Advocate Interview Guide

Coronavirus Guidance

Coronavirus Guidance for Families Impacted by Disability – English

Coronavirus Guidance for Families Impacted by Disability – Swahili