Activity 21.1: Critical thinking
How might you recognise someone has a learning disability?
Take a look at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwxjoBQdn0s
How does this challenge your preconceptions about people with a learning disability?
Recognising a learning disability: The patient may:
- Have difficulties in remembering certain everyday details about themselves, e.g. address, name of doctor
- Communication problems
- Have carers/support network
- Have difficulty in telling time
- Indicate they have a disability/additional need