A learning disability affects the way a person understands information and how they communicate.
Around 1.5 million people in the UK have one.
This is e-learning explores the meaning of learning disability and considers issues closely linked with learning disability support.
These include an awareness of how the attitudes and beliefs of others affect individuals who have learning disabilities.
It introduces themes of inclusion, human rights, advocacy, empowerment and active participation and also considers the central place of communication in working with individuals who have learning disabilities.
Also available as a level 2 accredited unit.