NATIONAL Heritage Month Series

Disability Awareness Month

This course educates about disabilities and their impact in our lives and workplace. Learn to advocate for people with disabilities.
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What you are going to learn

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Celebrate Disability Month by delving deeper into the intricate art of engaging and conversing with individuals who possess unique abilities. This enlightening course aims to expand your understanding of disabilities and their profound influence on both our personal lives and professional environments. Discover how to become a resolute advocate for those with disabilities, as you embark on a transformative journey towards inclusivity and empathy. 

You will learn:

  • What invisible disabilities are
  • How to talk about disabilities in the workplace
  • How to identify and stop using ableist language
  • How you can become a better ally for people with disabilities

Derrin Slack, PMP, CIP

CEO, Know More LLC


Derrin Slack is the Founder and CEO of Know More LLC, a training consultancy focused on operationalizing DEIB for individuals and organizations. With over 10 years of executive leadership experience, Derrin is certified in various leadership tools and assessments. He has transformed cultures and mindsets through training, coaching, mentoring, and Human-Centered Community Service™. Derrin is also a father of two, podcast host, speaker, and thought leader on social impact, diversity, and leadership.

Course reviews

"Being in this work for my profession, I thought I would be more comfortable talking about disabilities, but the truth is, I have always been afraid of offending someone. This course gave me a common, inclusive language I can apply to my personal life and work."
Employee at Children's Theraplay Foundation
"This course is a wonderful way to become more confident with inclusive language that will allow for better standard of care and level of proficiency."
Employee at Damar Services