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Learning Disability Awareness (Adults)

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Many learning disabilities and difficulties are hidden, you may be surprised to learn that 1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability. They are not always severe, levels of disability can vary. Attitudes towards individuals with learning disabilities can be outdated and unconscious bias can lead prejudice. This course will help you to see the individuals not the disability.

What is the difference between a learning difficulty and disability? This course will explain the difference, the causes, levels of disability and how this may affect the individual.

We look at Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, Down's Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, Autism and Cerebral Palsy.

In addition, we will cover what legislation is in place to promote and protect those with impairments. We will reflect on attitudes towards disabilities and the importance or reporting any concerns.

This course contains the following modules:

  1. An introduction to learning disabilities and difficulties - In this module you will look at the difference between a learning difficulty and disability, the causes, levels of disability and different types..
  2. Learning difficulties and disabilities part 1 - In this module you will look at the characteristics and the challenges faced by those who have Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and ADHD. We look at different ways to assist individuals and the challenges that they face as part of the disability.
  3. Learning difficulties and disabilities part 2 - In this module we will look at Down's Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, Autism and Cerebral Palsy. The videos will help you to understand the varying degrees of disability and highlight that every individual is unique in the challenges they face.
  4. Legislation, protection and support - In this module you will look at what legislation is in place to promote and protect those with impairments. We will reflect on attitudes towards disabilities and the importance or reporting any concerns.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.

On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.