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Disability Awareness Activity Badge

How to earn your badge

Do one activity from each of the lists below.

1.  Disability awareness – do one of these:

2.  Physical disability awareness – do one of these:

3.  Deaf awareness – do one of these:

4.  Sight awareness – do one of these:


Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities.  For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility


A Scout's guide to finger spelling is available on the Print Centre.

Learn some useful Scout phrases in British Sign Language, in a video here.

A badge blog is also available to support with ideas on this badge here.

Need more inspiration? Young people chose disability as one of the issues they would like to focus on through the Million Hands partnerships. We have partnered with Leonard Cheshire and Guide Dogs who have created a resource pack on disability that compliments the Community Impact Staged badge. For more information, please visit the Million Hands pages here. 


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