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Learning disabilities, however they are acquired, are lifelong. They 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 different ways and with many different characteristics.

Our course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person-centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, and at the needs of the individual. It will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

Our course covers:
Module 1 – Introduction
Module 2 – Learning Disabilities: the Basics
Module 3 – New Understanding
Module 4 – Person-centred Approach
Module 5 – Meeting Needs – Part 1
Module 6 – Meeting Needs – Part 2
Module 7 – Meeting Needs – Part 3
Module 8 – Legal Framework, Opportunities and Safeguarding

Duration: 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions

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