Learning Disability Awareness

Course aim

To raise awareness of what disability means and an understanding of how those with a Learning Disability can be supported.

Learning Outcomes

  • What is a learning disability
  • Legislation
  • Support through a person centred approach
  • Communication
  • Learning disabilities and relationships
  • Developing strategies to support behavioural change
  • The purpose and principles of Independent advocacy

Course Content

  • Understand what is meant by learning disability
  • Recognise the different causes of learning disability
  • Support person centred thinking and planning
  • Support clients in their relationships
  • Support communication
  • Enable clients with behavioural difficulties to develop strategies to change their behaviour
  • Understand the need for Independent advocacy

Delivery Styles

Silver Box eBox Face to Face


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