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Supporting People with Down Syndrome

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This e-learning course, Supporting People with Down Syndrome, is broken down into three easy-to-follow units. It explores what Down Syndrome means to the people who have the condition and includes a series of interviews with Marianne and Lois, who explain how it feels and the impact it has on their lives.

Gaining a better understanding of the condition will help learners to provide people with the help and support they need.

See below for further information.

Sold By: Embrace Enterprises Ltd


Course Contents

This Supporting People with Down Syndrome online course is broken down into 3 bite-sized units with the following titles:

  • Understanding Down Syndrome and Offering Support
  • Assessing and Improving Support
  • Communication and Making Choices
Course Objectives

The objectives for each study unit are that learners will be able to:

  • List the main things that people with Down Syndrome want and need from their support networks
  • Identify the skills required to support someone with Down Syndrome effectively
  • Describe the impacts of Down Syndrome and the difficulties that can arise
  • Recognise when someone is a victim of hate crime and take appropriate steps to prevent it
  • Explain how support workers can make things easier for people with Down Syndrome
  • Differentiate between fact and fiction in relation to some preconceived ideas about people with Down Syndrome
  • Describe what a person-centred approach to support is
  • Explain what ‘circles of support’ are and how they can be used to assess a person’s needs
  • List the purpose of time banks and identify how they can be beneficial to many people with Down Syndrome
  • Describe how best to help people with Down Syndrome to communicate effectively and make important decisions
  • Explain how person-centred planning can benefit people they support
  • Identify the purpose of health action plans
  • Suggest ways of helping people to integrate and succeed in finding work
Course Duration

60 – 90 minutes

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Additional information

Access Duration: 12 months

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Level: Professional Development

Suitable Devices: PC


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