Learning Disability Awareness
Learning disabilities are among the most common forms of disability in the UK, and also the least understood.
This course will help you to understand more about common conditions, and the difficulties that sufferers can face in everyday life. We’ll look at how you and your organisation can improve your written and verbal communication to ensure that your service is accessible to all. We’ll also examine how legislation has evolved to protect the rights of those with learning disabilities.
Learning Outcomes for this module include:
In this module, learners will be aware of common conditions and causes of learning disabilities and be able to identify the signs. They will understand why someone with a learning difficulty may struggle with communicating and how you can improve your verbal and written communication skills to ensure service is accessible to all.
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