The Power of a Collective Voice

Master the Art of Creating a Speakers Bank!

A Speakers Bank can be a group of volunteers connected to a disability organization that can speak about topics affecting them and their loved ones. Together we can help people with disabilities and their families speak their truth about topics and issues that are important to them and you!

You will walk away with a basic understanding of:

  • What is a Speakers Bank;
  • Why and how to create a Speakers Bank;
  • How to prepare speakers;
  • Steps to help deliver a dynamic speech; and
  • Ways to increase public speaking confidence.

What to expect

  • A 45-minute, self-paced, video slide-based presentation;
  • Members of The Arc of Aurora team as your presenters;
  • Six downloadable TOOLS; and
  • Closed captioning in English.

Who should take this course

  • Disability organizations interested in creating a Speakers Bank; and
  • Those interested in joining a Speakers Bank and who want to improve public speaking skills.

This training is made possible through support from Atlantis Community Inc. and The Arc of Aurora.


Your Instructor


THINK+change Team
THINK+change Team

THINK+change offers solutions-focused training and education that change knowledge, attitude, and behavior to ultimately improve the quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). THINK+change is a training and education program of The Arc of Aurora which was incorporated in 1975 as an advocacy organization for people with IDD. Since the inception of THINK+change in 2017, the education program has been a trailblazer in disability education and has trained and brought together thousands of people with IDD, their families, and the professionals in their lives who want to keep up with trends and developments in the disability field and grow professionally. All people with disabilities deserve respect and deserve better.



Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Lesson 2 - How To Prepare For A Public Speech
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  Lesson 3 - Tips to Make a Speech Dynamic
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  Lesson 4 - Increase Public Speaking Confidence
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  Conclusion
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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