Caring For Children With Specific Needs - Learning Disabilities, Autism & ADHD Fostering

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Learning disabilities affect the way children and young people develop, as their understanding of information and how they communicate will be very different to a child who does not have a learning disability. This course is a comprehensive guide to caring for the children and young people in your care who have learning disabilities, specifically focussing on autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This course explores what a learning disability is, how it will affect a child’s development, and most importantly, what practical support you can give the child or young person in your care.

The learning objectives are as follows:

  • To understand what learning disabilities are
  • To know the types of learning disabilities
  • To know how to support children with a learning disability
  • To understand what autism is
  • To understand what attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is
  • To understand social understanding and behaviour in children and young people with learning disabilities
  • To understand verbal and non-verbal communication

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Should you have 5 or more learners requiring this training please consider the face to face option we offer.

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Breakdown of Units

Unit one is your course. Designed using interactions, gamification, videos, reading & reflective practises

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Unit two is an assessment to gauge how much knowledge you have retained. In some course this unit is within the course

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UNIT Three

Unit three is a comprehensive handbook that you can download - based on the course - to support you in the future if you need a recap. In some courses, this unit is within the course

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Unit Four

The learning outcome review is designed to ascertain what the learner has learnt & how the knowledge will be implemented day to day

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