Learning Disabilities And Assessments

learning disability assessment for adults
  • Duration: 2 hours

Synopsis of Learning Disabilities And Assessments 

There are many different courses you may encounter while learning about Learning Disabilities And Assessment for Adults.

This course you will give an overview of learning disabilities, an explanation of what they are, the causes and an outline of some of the various methods.

It should not be confused with learning problems which are primarily the result of visual, hearing, or motor handicaps; of intellectual disability; of emotional disturbance; or of environmental, cultural or economic disadvantages.

It is an “umbrella” term describing a number of other, more specific learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and dysgraphia. Find the signs and symptoms of each, plus strategies to help below.

You will learn more of the difficulties faced when an individual experience learning disability and understand how they can be supported.


Course Contents

Module 1: Introduction to Learning difficulties

  • What are disabilities?
  • What causes disabilities?
  • Types of learning disability
    • Global development delay
    • Down’s Syndrome
    • Fragile X Syndrome
    • Williams Syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome
    • Specific Assessments

Module 2: Difficulties experienced in learning difficulties

  • Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour
  • Effective Communication
  • What is communication?
  • Making communication work

Module 3: Development in Learning Disability Law

  • Mental Health Act 2005
  • The Equality Act 2010
  • UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Health and Social Care Act 2012
  • The Community Care Act of 1990
  • The Human Rights Act 1998
  • The Care Act 2014

Module 4: Discrimination and unmet health needs

  • Discrimination
  • Unmet health needs of people with disabilities
  • Vulnerability

Module 5: Assessment, screening, diagnosis, and support

  • Assessing a Learning Disability
  • Screening and diagnosis of a Learning Disability
  • Diagnosing
    • Down’s syndrome
    • Fragile X
    • Williams Syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Autism
    • Asperger’s
    • Specific Difficulties
  • Learning Disability Support

References

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/learning-disabilities/a-to-z/l/learning-disabilities#accordion-content-525-0

https://www.mencap.org.uk/learning-disability-explained/learning-disability-and-conditions

https://www.specialeducationalneeds.co.uk/cerebral-palsy.html

http://www.cerebralpalsy.org.uk/cerebral-palsy.html

https://www.autism.org.uk/asperger##Prevalence

http://www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk/

https://www.scope.org.uk/support/parents/challenging-behaviour/reasons

http://fragilex.org.au/what-is-fragile-x/what-causes-fragile-x/

http://www.williams-syndrome.org.uk/what-is-williams-syndrome/williams-syndrome-explained

https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/williams-syndrome#genes

https://www.learningdisabilitytoday.co.uk/ldt-home

http://www.rescare.org.uk/history-of-legislation-on-disability-2/

https://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/news/what-is-the-care-act/

https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/educator/what-are-specific-learning-difficulties

www.communitycare.co.uk/2016/04/01/one-year-care-act-achieved/

http://www.mychildwithoutlimits.org/understand/developmental-delay/how-is-developmental-delay-diagnosed/


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