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Learning Disabilities Awareness Online

Our Learning Difficulties Awareness course enables attendees to understand the difference between a Learning Disability and a Learning Difficulty as well as how to use effective communication when supporting an individual with a Learning Disability.
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Learning Disabilities Awareness

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About Learning Disabilities Awareness Online

What is a learning disability? What is the history of learning disabilities? What legislation is in place that is associated with learning disabilities? What is Down/s Syndrome and the 3 different types as well as what common difficulties are associated with Down’s Syndrome? What is Fragile X Syndrome and how does it affect an individual? What is Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and what are the defects that can occur? What other conditions are there? What are the different ways you can support someone with a learning disability? What kinds of Support Systems are there? Our Learning Disabilities Awareness course will help you answer the questions above and more. There is currently around 1.5 million people living with learning disabilities in the UK. 1.3 million of those people live in England.

Through our Learning Disabilities Awareness course, you will gain an understanding of different examples of the history of learning disabilities and how the individuals were treated. You will learn the stigmatisation revolving around learning disabilities today. You will learn the different types of legislation in place that involves learning disabilities. You will learn how an individual may develop a learning disability before birth (prenatal) and/ or after birth (postnatal). You will learn what the Triad of Impairment is. You will learn the stereotypes of people with learning disabilities. You will also learn the different conditions that learning disabilities can occur with.

What does this course cover?

  • What a learning disability and a learning difficulty is.
  • Recognise the different associated conditions.
  • Recognise what effective communication is and how this can be implemented when caring for/ supporting an individual with a learning disability.
  • Understand the different support systems that are available.
  • Develop knowledge of the different types of legislation.
  • Explore the past of learning disabilities of how individuals would of felt then to how they might feel now.

Who is our Learning Disabilities Awareness Online for?

Our Learning Disabilities course is for everyone. In July the Health and Care Act 2022 introduced a requirement that regulated service providers ensure their staff receive training on learning disability and autism which is appropriate to the person’s role.

What will you achieve?

  • Discuss the difference between a learning disability and a learning difficulty.
  • Discuss some of the conditions that are associated with learning disabilities, how they are caused, how does it affect someone and what defects can occur.
  • Recognise the importance of communication and support.
  • Develop knowledge, skills and strategies to develop positive environments for individuals who are going through the menopause.

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Jay Benjamin
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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
Louise Sullivan
Louise Sullivan
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
Nicola Olorenshaw
Nicola Olorenshaw
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
Rebecca Markham
Rebecca Markham
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
Aneka Roy
Aneka Roy
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
Ronnie Passe
Ronnie Passe
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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