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Learning Disability Awareness E-Learning


Learning Disability Awareness E-Learning

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.

Who should complete this course

  • Employees in the Care Sector
  • Those seeking employment in the Care Sector who wish to show potential employers that they have extra qualifications

Course syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Learning Disabilities: the basics
  • New understanding
  • Person-centred approach
  • Meeting needs – part 1
  • Meeting needs – part 2
  • Meeting needs – part 3
  • Legal framework, opportunities and safeguarding

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of seven modules with questions at the end.
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 100%
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately


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