Learning Disability Awareness

Course Description

Created to offer the perfect foundation of knowledge for those with no prior experience, our Learning Disability Awareness Training is designed to introduce the subject to newcomers for the very first time. Touching upon all of the essential basics including the various types of learning disabilities, known causes, treatments and how to approach individuals affected by disability, the course instills invaluable knowledge, skills and confidence in delegates.


1 – 3 days


  • Learning Disabilities defined
  • Facts
  • Types of Learning Disability (Mild, Moderate, Severe, PMLD)
  • Causes – conceptual; pre-natal; birth; post-natal
  • Associated conditions
  • Understanding behaviour
  • Learning and communication needs
  • Physical and emotional needs
  • Planning care
  • Social Inclusion
  • Summary and evaluation