Learning Disability Awareness

Course duration – 3 Hours

This course can be delivered via zoom or at your premises

This Learning disability awareness training highlights that learning disabilities, however they are acquired, are lifelong.Learning disabilities are neurological disabilities and as such affect how an individual understands and remembers information, how they learn and communicate. People can be born with learning disabilities or they may acquire them later in life.There are many differing types of learning difficulty and they can exhibit in many different ways and with many different characteristics.

At the end of this course your staff will be able to

  • To explore the meaning of the term learning disability,
  • To highlight some of the causes of learning disability,
  • The difference between a learning disability and a learning difficulty, the different types of learning disabilities,
  • To understand the importance of the person rather than the impairment, Understand how to communicate with an individual with a learning disability,
  • Explore some reasons for behaviours of concern.