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Learning Disability Awareness

Approved by CPD

Learning disabilities, however they are acquired, are lifelong. They are neurological disabilities and as such affect how an individual understands and remembers information, how they learn and communicate. People can be born with learning disabilities or they may acquire them later in life.

 

There are many differing types of learning difficulty and they can exhibit in many different ways and with many different characteristics.

 

This course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, and at the needs of the individual. It will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

This course contains 8 modules:

Module 1 - Introduction

Module 2 - Learning Disabilities: The Basics

Module 3 - New Understanding

Module 4 - Person-centred Approach

Module 5 - Meeting Needs - Part 1

Module 6 - Meeting Needs - Part 2

Module 7 - Meeting Needs - Part 3

Module 8 - Legal Framework, Opportunities and Safeguarding

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Up to date Website Browser (Chrome, Firefox & Safari work best)

  • Up to date video drivers

  • 1GB Ram

  • 3MBps download Broadband minimum

Course Duration: 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account for loading time or thinking time for questions).

Our IIRSM/CPD/RoSPA/IATP/IFE approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and distributed under licence.