Learning Disability Awareness

Learning disabilities are neurological disabilities. They are life-long and effect how individuals understand, process and remember information as well as how they learn and communicate. People can acquire a learning disability, or they can be born with one, of which there are many different types that can exhibit in many ways.

This course will develop your understanding of the different types of learning disabilities and the effects they can have on people. We’ll look at person-centred approaches to care to give the best results and how management must perform, as well as the needs of the individual. Finally, we’ll look at the stigma associated to learning disabilities and how to overcome it.

What are the benefits of this course?

This course is recognised by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development).

Did you know?
  • 4.3m people are employed in the health & social sector in 20191
  • In 2013, 150.6 billion was spent on public and private healthcare2
  • Over 112,000 people are employed directly by local authorities in health & social sector3

Course Modules

Module Module Name Pass %
1 Introduction
2 Learning Disabilities: The Basics
3 New Understanding
4 Person-centred Approach
5 Meeting Needs - Part 1
6 Meeting Needs - Part 2
7 Meeting Needs - Part 3
8 Legal Framework, Opportunities and Safeguarding


50 minutes

Why Choose DDR Consultants

Our health and social care courses are industry accredited and provide you with everything you need to help you in your career and make it a rewarding experience. Over 4 million people are employed in the sector in the UK and our courses can help you stand out from the crowd.

In addition to being recognised by leading organisations, our courses can be completed at a time that is convenient to you, in any location. All you need is Internet access and you’re good to go.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Price: £25