Early Years and Schools
Learning difficulties

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To learn to support those with learning difficulties.


  • Understand how learning difficulties develop
  • Exploring support mechanisms
  • Develop effective skills to interact with learning difficulties
  • Examine classification of learning difficulties

Target Audience:

This course will greatly aid anyone who may have to deal with, or support those with learning difficulties. It provides basic information on learning difficulties and cognitive stages, with a focus on interaction strategies.

Course Content:

  • Understanding learning difficulties
  • Cognitive stages
  • Case study
  • Usual development ranges
  • Learning difficulties and your work
  • Sharing good practice
  • Psychology of sensory communication
  • Support mechanisms
  • Communication techniques
  • Evaluations and endings


The course examines learning difficulties. It enables participants to understand the concept of stages. It also explores communication and the need to ensure that different styles are developed in order to maximize a persons potential. The use of case studies enables participants to discuss issues that are relevant to their background and vocational experience.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.