This course helps those who work in health, social care or children and young people’s settings to understand Learning Disabilities issues and how to cope and care for people with Learning Disabilities. The course also teaches good understanding of the concept of Learning Disabilities and how to support people Learning Disabilities to communicate and behave better in the society.
At the end of this course, learners must be able to:
Understand what Learning Disabilities are.
Understand how to support people with Learning Disabilities
Understand how to enable better communication with people with Learning Disabilities
Understand how to promote positive behaviours with people with Learning Disabilities
Module 1: Introduction to Learning Disability
Module 2: The Effects of Learning Disability on the Person and their Family
Module 3: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities by Enabling Communication
Module 4: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities: Environment and Behaviour
Module 5: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities: Physical Care
Module 6: Mental Health Care and Empowering People with Learning Disabilities
This course can be assessed by a wide range of methods, depending on the level and
mode of study. Methods available include but not limited to the following:
Multiple choice question (online only)
Guided learning hours
An average of 10 hours is recommended for this course.