Change the world (for people with learning difficulties)

Course Dates: 23/09/19 - 29/06/20
Time: 10:30 - 12:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Get involved in your community. Campaign on issues. Know your rights and responsibilities. Speak up for yourself.


What is the course about?

This course is about independence and self advocacy. Students will focus on disability issues, accessing public services, the political process, independent living and participating in social life.

What will we cover?

Rights and responsibilities
Self advocacy
Living independently
Getting involved in the community
There will be external visits and invited speakers.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Participate in your community
Identify useful organisations and networks
Identify leisure and personal development opportunities.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

The course is for people with disabilities who are interested in current affairs and want to find out more about the world we live in. How is the world changing, what does it mean for our lives and how can we have our say about things that affect us?

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Group discussion
Pair work
1-1 tuition.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?


When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Advice on courses for people with learning disabilities and additional support for other Build courses is available on Tuesday 12.30-1.30 by appointment only. Please call 020 7492 2586 or email [email protected] to book an appointment.

General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

Tutor Biographies
Yola Jacobsen

Yola trained as a tutor at Build more than twenty years ago. Yola has managed national projects with colleges on transition for people with autism and embedding the supported employment approach into vocational courses and training for people with learning difficulties. She is a member of the Crouch End Festival Chorus, and one of her highlights was singing with Ray Davies at Glastonbury in 2010.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Check your level

Course Code: SD119

Mon, day, 23 Sep - 29 Jun '20

Duration: 30 sessions (over 41 weeks)

Full fee: £129.00
Senior fee: £129.00
Concession: £129.00

Before booking on this course, we'll need you to log in or register with us if you're new. Please then contact us for a chat with our team to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions? [email protected]
or call 020 7492 2586

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.

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