Learning Disabilities Course

This eLearning Learning Difficulties Course aims to provide an introduction to Learning Disabilities and aims to raise your awareness and develop your understanding.

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Course Description

This eLearning Learning Disabilities Course aims to provide an introduction to Learning Disabilities and aims to raise your awareness and develop your understanding.
The course begins with an introduction to the meaning of learning disabilities, the criteria used to diagnose a learning disability before considering how they may be caused. You will learn about the historical context of services for individuals with learning disabilities, including the legal and policy framework, and reflect on how services have changed. The course concludes with an exploration of the barriers to communication individuals may face to enable you to promote effective communication.

Study Learning Disabilities Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the Learning Disabilities Course is delivered via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Know the meaning of the term learning disabilities.
  • Know the legislative and policy framework for supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
  • Know how to overcome barriers those with learning disabilities face.
  • Know the causes of learning disabilities.
  • Know how people with learning disabilities have been cared for in the past.
  • Know the barriers related to communication and how to overcome them.

Course Syllabus

  • What is a learning disability?
  • How learning disability is diagnosed
  • Difference between learning disability and learning difficulty
  • Causes of learning disabilities
  • History of care for people with learning disabilities
  • How services have changed
  • The medical model of disability
  • The social model of disability
  • Legislation
  • The policy framework
  • The impact of law and policy
  • Barriers to inclusion
  • How to overcome barriers to inclusion
  • Barriers to communication
  • How to promote communication