Learning disability is an uncertain term which covers different conditions & syndromes. This 3-hour course aims to provide an insight into the most common forms of learning disability. The course will also examine ways of maximising a person’s independence and development.
12 benefits you will gain by attending:-
Explore the current definitions of Learning Disabilities
Understand the factors that cause Learning Disabilities
Examine ways of improving communication
Describe Down’s Syndrome and the risks of contracting Alzheimer’s Disease
Discuss the management problems associated with Prader-Willi Syndrome
Outline the range of problems in Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Understand the condition known as Foetal Alcohol Syndrome
Describe what is meant by Fragile X Syndrome
Examine ways to reduce challenging behaviour
Learn about shaping & changing behaviours
Explore behavioural techniques to reinforce positive behaviour
Learn how story-boarding helps people predict their future.