Understanding an Individual with Learning Disabilities


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT added

This e-learning course, Understanding an Individual with Learning Disabilities, is broken down into four easy-to-follow units – an introduction and three study units. Using case studies and interviews, it will provide learners with a better understanding of the rights of people with learning disabilities as well as how attitudes to their support have changed.

The course highlights some of the issues that affect people with learning disabilities, for example in relation to communication, and will enable learners to help the people they support to tackle some of these issues should they arise.

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

  • understand the rights of people with learning disabilities
  • describe how legislation and policies protect the rights of people they support
  • explain why inclusion is very important for people with learning disabilities
  • identify the basic principles of advocacy and empowerment
  • understand how support for people with learning disabilities has changed over the years
  • identify how past attitudes have had an impact on the support available today
  • list the people involved in a person’s support network and what they do
  • explain why stereotyping can be harmful
  • understand the importance of learning to communicate well with each service user
  • recognise some of the barriers to communication and suggest ways to overcome them
  • define the term ‘learning disability’
  • explain what the social and medical models of disability are
  • identify sources of support and advice for carers

Price is per online user of this course, excluding VAT.

5% discount on purchases of 10 users or more. For purchases of 50 users or more please phone 0844 854 9218 to find out if larger discounts are available.

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