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Learning / Intellectual Disabilities - Audio & Video Podcasts and Recorded Webinars

You can record your reflections on this form or via your learning diary here: CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your listening and how you apply it.

The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training on Learning Disability and Autism

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Learning Disabilities in Patients - Autism: What is our role in Primary Care? - 29th September 2021

Micky Koenig from the Wiltshire Autism Diagnostic Service will be joined by David Reynolds who lives with autism. David is an expert patient and experienced speaker. He will share his personal experiences of living with autism and making sense of his adult diagnosis with insight as to what our role in primary care is.

This interactive session will cover preconceptions of autism. It will cover the social signs, symptoms and an understanding of what a mis-diagnosis is like.

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Reference Links

Wessex LMCs members can access this free of charge recording here

Down Syndrome today - 11th November 2020

This hour's education promises to be informative, eye opening, fun and interactive. It will cover a huge amount of relevant information to help you develop your own understanding of Down syndrome and help inform your practice. We will explore Down syndrome, associated health conditions for children and adults, annual learning disability health check considerations, and an overview of the specific learning profile. It will highlight the importance of inclusion and how to support the individual and their family and challenge stereotypes and language used.

We have two passionate and dedicated trainers Alice Osborne and Dr Anjali Chandra delivering the session.

To purchase access to this recording please click here:

Flu 2020/21 Learning Disability and Autism Flu Delivery

This  short film presentation  supports general practice and pharmacy teams to carry out flu vaccinations for people with a learning disability and autistic people who may be eligible for a vaccination. The film covers why it is important, who is eligible for a free vaccine, reasonable adjustments, consent and decision making. A parent of a 16-year-old with a learning disability describes how GPs and pharmacists can support families to make sure their relatives can have their vaccination.

Patients with Learning Disabilities and the Flu Jab

In this Podcast Michelle Lombardi, Director of Primary Care, talks with Becky Sparks, Registered Learning Disability Nurse, about how practices can make changes to encourage those with learning disabilities to receive the flu jab.

Useful links:

Information for GP's and Primary care staff : Southern Health NHS Foundation Trus

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