Module 1. – Introduction to Intellectual disability. – FREE
Approx completion time – 2 hours
This is a FREE module and lays a solid foundation for understanding the nature of intellectual disability, the lived experience of people with an intellectual disability and understanding some communication issues and ways you might address them.
Training participants new to the disability field are asked to complete Module 1 prior to undertaking Modules 2 or 3. People with established knowledge and experience are strongly encouraged to complete Module 1 as a contemporary refresher, prior to undertaking Modules 2 and 3.
The learning outcomes of Module 1 are improved knowledge and understanding of:
Definitions and prevalence of intellectual disability;
Lived experience of intellectual disability, including historical, social, and personal functioning dimensions; and
Helpful practices for supporting people with intellectual disability in daily life.