This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence in the causes, range and effects of intellectual disabilities and develop awareness of social models of support and role of various professionals in responding to the needs of persons of intellectual disability. This module may be of interest to qualified carers to consider as an additional aspect of CPD or to those working in this environment whom wish to obtain certification

Learning Outcomes:

  • Knowledge of intellectual disabilities , cause effects and range
  • Role of various professionals in providing support to persons with an intellectual disability
  • National and local social models of support available
  • Promote responsible holistic attitudes when caring for a person with an intellectual disability
  • Social policy and legislation

Students must have basic IT Skills.


Assignment        60%

Examination       40%