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Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals with special educational needs and disabilities? If so, this Level 2 Certificate in Special Educational Needs and Disability (RQF) Course is ideal for you. 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.
In this unit, learners will explore a range of SEND conditions and the causes of these, as well as the social and medical models of disability. They will also learn about barriers that individuals with SEND might face and positive changes that have occurred over time in relation to SEND. Section 1: Understand the different conditions categorised as SEND conditions Section 2: Understand different models of disabilities Section 3: Understand how the rights and support available to those with conditions categorised as SEND have changed over time
Learners will look at equality, diversity and inclusion within the workplace, community and wider society, as well as exploring relevant legislation and guidance in relation to SEND. They will also learn about safeguarding and the legislation surrounding this, and the different types of abuse. Section 1: Understand the concept of equality and diversity Section 2: Understand legislation and guidance which supports individuals with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Section 3: Understand the importance of safeguarding an individual with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Section 4: Understand the benefits of a diverse and inclusive society for an individual with SEND
Learners will learn about the person-centred approach in relation to send, and the importance of active participation for individuals. They will also look at well-being and how this can be promoted. Section 1: Understand person centred approaches Section 2: Understand the importance of encouraging active participation Section 3: Understand the importance of an individuals well-being
Learners will explore different learning styles and support programmes used in educational settings. They will also learn about reasonable adjustments and how Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans work. Section 1: Understand the importance of inclusive learning Section 2: Understand the use of support programmes for individuals with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Section 3: Understand the role of reasonable adjustments Section 4: Understand Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans
Learners will learn about neurodiversity and self-identity, as well as how societal and cultural influences can impact on individuals with SEND. They will also look at the support available for individuals with SEND and their families, as well as the effects of stigma. Section 1: Understand the concept of neurodiversity Section 2: Understand the concept of the self Section 3: Understand the impact of societal and cultural influences on individuals with conditions categorised as SEND Section 4: Understand sources of support for individuals with SEND and the families Section 5: Understand the impact stigma has on individuals with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
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This course is online and the start date is flexible
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Level 2 Certificate in Special Education Needs and Disability
Online e-learning with modular units to complete.