Supporting Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

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Our Supporting Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities is suitable for those working with children who have learning disabilities and difficulties to further develop your knowledge and how safeguarding children with disabilities and learning difficulties could impact you and them if it is not done properly and thoroughly.

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Course Description

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All about this Supporting Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities course

Throughout this course you will learn about the different types of learning difficulties and developmental disabilities, and how these affect the lives of children with these conditions. You will encounter the terminology used around different categories of learning difficulties and disabilities, as well as learning about the commonly held views on disabilities in the UK.

You will study guidance for working with young people who have disabilities and learning needs, gaining an understanding of the barriers faced by the young people themselves, and their families. The course will also highlight useful and appropriate techniques of integration and inclusion.

To further develop accountability when working with children with learning needs and disabilities, you will review the most up-to-date safeguarding guidance and legislation, looking at case studies to expand on your understanding of this in real life.

Finally, the course will conclude with practical guidance for working with parents and carers, and tools to employ inside a classroom setting to aid the development of children with learning needs.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Suitable for those working with children
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to learning difficulties and disabilities – In the first unit you will review the different types of learning difficulties and developmental disabilities, you will also explore the range of terminology associated with the categories of learning difficulties and various disabilities and how this impacts the communication of needs.
  • Unit 2 – Working with children who have learning difficulties and disabilities – In this unit you will encounter some of the challenges that can be faced when working with children with learning difficulties and disabilities and an outline of some of the skills needed to overcome these challenges. You will also look at different models of disabilities and their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Unit 3 – Safeguarding children with learning difficulties and disabilities – In this unit you will learn what is meant by the term safeguarding and receive an outline on the current guidance for safeguarding in the UK. You will then explore different methods of meaningfully working with disabled children and families to create an effective plan of provision.
  • Unit 4 – Legislation – In this unit you will learn about the key legislation in relation to disability issues, you will learn about the key legislation in relation to learning difficulties and be pointed towards significant documents. Finally you will be made aware of the significant developments in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Unit 5 – How to support a child with learning difficulties or disabilities – In the final unit of this course, you will encounter advice and guidance on how to work with parents, carers and other care professionals, you will then look at different techniques of adapting to the needs of children with disabilities and learning difficulties. The unit will finish with a case study of working with a young person in an educational setting.
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“The learner is able to take a break and go back to the training at any time. The certificate is easy to download and a printed version is also posted to the learner. The quiz at the end really tests the learner’s knowledge to evidence they have learnt what is expected.”

Sophie Aiken

HR Manager
KASBAH Supported Housing

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Supporting Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Supporting Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Supporting Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Supporting Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities
Supporting Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities
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