Local Trainings

OnRAMP trainings provide awareness and information, promotes accessibility and belonging, and fulfills professional development training for diversity, equity and inclusion.

Our interactive trainings are available for businesses, community organizations, school districts, centers for independent living, court systems and more. These 90 minute to 2 ½ hour trainings can be facilitated in-person (within our 4 county service area), virtually, or anywhere in the U.S. (for additional cost) to meet your needs.

 

Training for Schools, Businesses & Organizations

OnRAMP offers one to three day on-site trainings to schools, district-level leadership, businesses and other community organizations to provide disability related trainings to staff, volunteers and leadership.

“Your presentation was just what we needed to get the  conversation started. It has truly opened doors for continued discussion. I love the statement you made, “No conversation about us without us.”  It will be what we do in our program moving forward.”

– Julie Craig, DeKalb County Community Gardens

Trainings Available

 

Ableism Awareness

  • Ableism Awareness Training is a curriculum designed to train and inform businesses, organizations, and community members about discrimination against disability, known as ableism. This training actively engages participants in a detailed overview, including: defining, identifying, understanding, and eradicating ableism.

Disability Awareness

  • Disability Awareness Training is a curriculum designed to train and inform businesses, organizations, and community members about disability. This training actively engages participants in a detailed overview, including: information regarding disabilities, the ADA, and societal issues; etiquette to use while interacting with disabled people; accessibility, problems surrounding it, and proactive ways to provide it; and language usage surrounding disability.

Inclusive Work Environment for Employees with Disabilities

  • Inclusive Work Environment for Disabled Employees Training is a curriculum designed to train and inform businesses, organizations, and community members about providing disabled employees with reasonable accommodations. This training actively engages participants in a detailed overview, including: who are disabled people/what constitutes disability; what accommodations for disabilities are; why accommodations should be provided; and how accommodations can be implemented.

Independent Living Philosophy

  • Historical treatment of and events, awareness and etiquette, and advocacy regarding disabled persons and independent living

Microaggressions in the Workplace

  • Understanding Microaggressions Training is a curriculum designed to train and inform businesses, organizations, and community members about microaggressions. This training actively engages participants in a detailed overview, including: defining microaggressions, understanding the effects of microaggressions, strategizing responses to microaggressions, and eliminating microaggressions.

Poverty Response

  • Poverty Response Training is a curriculum designed to train and inform Centers for Independent Living, businesses, organizations, and community members essentials about poverty. This training actively engages participants in a variety of relevant topics, including: scarcity mindset, trauma of poverty, systemic roots of poverty, and long-lasting effects of poverty on children and adults.

Service Animal Awareness

  • Service Animal Training is a curriculum designed to train and inform businesses, organizations, and community members about service animals and their inclusion in society. This training actively engages participants in a detailed overview, including: definition of service animals, general rules, certification & registration, breeds, and service animal exclusion.

Disability Awareness for the Judicial System

  • Disability Awareness for the Judicial System Training is a curriculum designed to train and inform judges and court personnel regarding disability awareness vis-à-vis the courtroom. This training actively engages participants in a detailed overview, including: general accommodations; considerations for Deaf persons; considerations for developmentally disabled/Intellectually disabled persons; and considerations for Autistic Persons.
Custom trainings can be developed upon request. Additional fees may apply.

Pricing for Trainings

    • $500 standard non-profit rate (plus travel if necessary)
    • $750 standard corporate rate (plus travel if necessary)
    • Trainings that are 60-90 minutes can be custom designed to meet your needs at an additional $50/hour
    • Discounts are only available for trainings that are booked in sets of 4 – buy 3 trainings, get the 4th half off. Must pre-pay for all 4
    • Discount details: All trainings must be booked within 1 year of the initial training, a proposal will be created and signed and payment must be made in full for discounted training
    • Trainings without discounts will receive a proposal to be signed, but payment will be rendered after training is completed
    • For additional information on pricing or to book a training, please contact us: Eric Brown, ebrown@rampcil.org  |  779-774-1004 or Alice Nichols, anichols@rampcil.org  |  815-968-7467

“As a Special Ed Teacher for over 20 years, it was one of the best trainings I ever attended. Thank you again for that meaningful session.”

– Unitarian Universalist Church Participant
on Disability Awareness Training