Aromatherapy for Learning Difficulties: E-Learning

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

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

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 generalising any learning to new situations. People with learning disabilities may also have one or more physical and/or sensory impairments.

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


  • A qualification in Anatomy and Physiology
  • An aromatherapy qualification to PPA standards

2023-2024 Course Prospectus – Penny Price Academy of Aromatherapy – Hinckley

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Course Content

Aromatherapy for Learning Difficulties

  • Introduction
  • 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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