You'll explore many different aspects of SEND, including the symptoms of specific conditions, legislation and guidance applicable to individuals with SEND, and how such conditions affect individuals in daily life. This knowledge will be invaluable in your personal or professional life, whether you're seeking to improve your own understanding of SEND or looking to support others who are affected by it.
So what are you waiting for? Start learning today and make a positive difference in the lives of those with SEND.
This course is split into five manageable units:
Unit 1: Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
Including the range of SEND conditions and the causes of these, social and medical models of disability, barriers that individuals with SEND might face and positive changes that have occurred over time in relation to SEND
Unit 2: Understand equality and diversity in the context of SEND
Including equality, diversity and inclusion within the workplace, community and wider society. Also relevant legislation, including Safeguarding and guidance, in relation to SEND
Unit 3: Principles of promoting person-centred approach for individuals with SEND
Including person-centred approach in relation to SEND and the importance of active participation for individuals and the promotion of well being
Unit 4: Understanding SEND and learning
Including different learning styles and support programmes used in educational settings. Reasonable adjustments and how Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans work.
Unit 5: Living with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Including neuro-diversity and self-identity; as well as how societal and cultural influences can impact on individuals with SEND. Support available for individuals with SEND and their families, as well as the effects of stigma
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