Aromatherapy for Learning Difficulties


Explore forms of learning difficulties, Aromatherapy, massage & Essential Oils

CPD – 6 points (IFPA) / 5 points (FHT)

According to the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities, learning disabilities can be defined as ‘the presence of a significant intellectual impairment and deficits in social functioning or adaptive behaviour which are present from childhood’.  This means that the person affected will usually have difficulties understanding, learning and remembering new things, and in generalising any learning to new situations. People with learning disabilities may also have one or more physical and/or sensory impairments.

Pre-requisite: A qualification in Anatomy and Physiology | An aromatherapy qualification to PPA standards

What Will I Learn?

  • Understanding what is meant by the term ‘Learning Disabilities’.
  • Forms of learning disabilities
  • The importance of the sense of touch and smell
  • Choosing and blending essential oils for treatments and method of use
  • Contra-indications and the safe use of essential oils
  • Aromatherapy and massage for relaxation
  • Interactive message and multi-sensory massage
  • How to prepare for treatment

Topics for this course

10 Lessons07h

Aromatherapy for Learning Difficulties

What is Meant by the Term ‘Learning Disabilities’?
Forms of Learning Disability
The Sense of Touch
Sense of Smell
Essential Oils
Carrier Oils
Aromatherapy and Massage for Relaxation
Aromatherapy for Learning Difficulties Quiz

Aromatherapy for Learning Difficulties: Homework & Assignments

Aromatherapy for Learning Difficulties: Appendix

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