Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Certificate

What is this course about?

This course is suitable for teaching staff, care staff and others who wish to learn more about supporting individuals with specific learning difficulties.

It covers the different specific learning difficulties and related conditions, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be appropriately supported to cope with them.

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Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties Level 2 Certificate

Start: Available throughout the year.

How is it taught

As you work through the learning materials, you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. This course consists of 2 assessments to be completed 4 weeks apart. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties.

What else do I need to know?


The course covers: * Unit 1: Understand Specific Learning Difficulties. In this unit learners will gain an understanding of what is meant by Specific Learning Difficulties. They will research the characteristics of different difficulties and co-occurring conditions. They will also gain an understanding of common misconceptions and how the difficulty is a lifelong condition. * Unit 2: Understand the Effects of Specific Learning Difficulties. In this unit learners will gain an understanding of how Specific Learning Difficulties affect an individual’s life and those of others. They will also understand how the attitudes of others can impact the individual. Learners will identify the strengths and barriers an individual may experience and how this can impact them. * Unit 3: Understand the diagnosis of Specific Learning Difficulties. In this unit learners will understand the importance of gaining an early diagnosis and the impact of delayed or non-diagnosis. They will also investigate the diagnosis process and the professionals involved. * Unit 4: Understanding supporting individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties. In this unit learners will understand how to support an individual with a Specific Learning Difficulty in different settings. They will gain an understanding of different coping strategies and assistive technology that can be used to support an individual. They will also understand the roles of professionals in providing support. * Unit 5: Understand the context of Specific Learning Difficulties. In this unit learners will understand how attitudes, legislation and services have evolved over time to support individuals with Specific Learning Difficulties. They will outline relevant legislation, polices and guidance and understand how these are implemented to support individuals.

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