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Disabilities Awareness Merit Badge

posted May 11, 2018, 9:17 AM by Scout Master   [ updated May 16, 2018, 11:13 AM ]

May 22 at 6:30 PM in the Scout Room

Taught by:

Mr. James

Scouts should do the following prior to this meeting:

·              Learn about the following disabilities awareness terms: disability, accessibility, adaptation, accommodation, invisible disability, and person-first language.
·              Learn why proper disability etiquette is important, and how it may differ depending on the specific disability.
·              Learn how people with disabilities take part in a particular adaptive sport or recreational activity. 
·              Week 2, on May 29, we will have a speaker come in to cover requirement 3 b.
·              This merit badge will also include the opportunity for a field trip.
·               Other details for the remaining meetings will be sent soon.  If interested, please contact Wil James.
·              This is a great badge to earn and not available often.