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LEARNING DISABILITIES

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course aims to give you a good understanding of the theory underlying Learning Disabilities and practical support strategies. The first day of the course focuses on the theory behind the core difficulties in Learning Disabilities. Day two focuses on practical advice and strategies to support individuals with Learning Disabilities. Key course content includes:

What is a Learning Disability?

Overview of the history of Learning Disabilities

Causes of Learning Disabilities

How Learning Disabilities are diagnosed

Supporting people with Learning Disabilities

Useful resources

Positive Behaviour Support planning

COURSE LENGTH

Due to the in-depth nature of this course, it is only available as a two-day course. If you are looking for an 'Introduction to Learning Disabilities', we also offer a shorter half or one-day course.

TRAINING METHODS

There will be a variety of training methods used on this course:

A qualified and 

experienced instructor

Group work and

discussion

Videos

Practical experience of Positive Behaviour Support planning

Experiential and scenario based exercises

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