SEND- Neurological and Psychological Disorders

Ref: C2421619

Neurological disorders prevent the development of areas of the brain which controls movement as well as sensory perceptions leading to conditions such as Autism, Dyslexia and Downs syndrome. Psychological disorders also known as the disorder of the mind can lead to a great deal of distress either directly onto ones self or to others, this disorder effects thoughts, behaviours and emotions. As both Neurological disorders and Psychological disorders are closely related in that they focus on the functions of the brain, and conditions can be either treatable or alternatively permanent, this short course will introduce learners into the differences between the disorders, with aims of identifying strategies to supporting identified needs.

Course aim

This course is for learners whom have a general interest in Special Needs and Disabilities and the various forms of disorders associated with two specific disorders, those being Neurological and Psychological Disorders.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • Those whom have a general interest in the area of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Be confident in understanding the differences between Neurological and Psychological Disorders
  • Be able to identify some of the causes, complications and outcomes of the disorders.
  • Become aware of some of the associated Special Needs and Disabilities

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas will be used to provide resources or to support lessons, enable assessment, provide learner feedback and for other activities for individuals away from the course. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • Most of your learning will take place in your class, but one or two sessions will be online using WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas, working by yourself or engaging with other students. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will be able to keep a record of your progress and achievement using photos, audio, text or documents uploaded into the WEA’s digital learning platform, WEA Canvas.

What else do I need to know?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • You will also need access to the internet outside of your sessions. You could do this using a smart phone, tablet, laptop or a desktop computer (at home or through a library etc.).
  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • You will have access to course resources and links to wider learning through the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas: http://bit.ly/WEAonline

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course information sheet

SEND- Neurological and Psychological Disorders

Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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