Welcome to the Learning disability awareness course. Learning disabilities are one of the most common forms of disability in the UK, and other parts of the world - and one of the least understood.  This online course will help you understand more about learning disability, and the difficulties that sufferers can face in everyday life.  It looks at how you and your organisation can improve your written and verbal communication to ensure that your service is accessible to all.  

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Is this course for me?
This course is suitable for professionals of all levels, looking to ensure a discrimination-free workplace.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • Understand how we use communication and difficulties faced by those with learning disabilities
  • Look at written communications and the challenges face by those with learning disabilities
  • Examine legal and social perspectives around learning disabilities.
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 20 minutes to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.