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Working with Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

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Course Description

For those working with children with learning difficulties or disabilities there are a lot increased considerations that need to take place in regards to their safeguarding and care.

This course gives an overview of information and guidance needed for those who work or care for children and young people in this situation.

This wide-ranging course covers the definitions, needs and laws relating to children with learning difficulties and disabilities, including legislation, communication and partnership.

This course covers the following:

  • Views on disabilities and disability awareness
  • Types of developmental disabilities
  • Models of disabilities
  • Barriers faced by disabled children and young people and their families
  • Integration and inclusion
  • Communication and terminology
  • Working in partnership, participation, consultation, person-centred planning
  • Safeguarding in relation to disabled children and young people
  • Recent research
  • Legislation relating to disability issues
  • The course includes a range of scenarios to enable to learner to reflect on own practice and engage in their learning; it also includes knowledge check challenges throughout.

£25.00 + VAT

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