Learning Disabilities

Course description

Title: 

Learning Disabilities

Level: 

Level 2 Qualification Credit Framework

Price: 

between £1.49 and £4.99

Course Aims: 

This eLearning course aims to introduce you to the framework for supporting individuals with Learning Disabilities. The course begins with an introduction of the legislation and policies that support human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities. You will learn about the nature and characteristics of learning disability and consider the historical context of learning disability. The basic principles and practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation will be explored and you will consider how the views and attitudes of others affect individuals with learning disability. The course concludes with how you can promote communication with individuals with learning disabilities.

Learning Outcomes: 

At the end of this course you will be able to:-

  • Identify the legislation and policies that support human rights and inclusion of individuals with learning disabilities.
  • Identify the nature and characteristics of learning disability.
  • Recall the historical context of learning disability.
  • Identify the basic principles and practice of advocacy, empowerment and active participation.
  • Know how the views and attitudes of others affect individuals with learning disability.
  • Know how you can promote communication with individuals with learning disabilities