Disability Learning was founded by Sarah Townsend who is very experienced in working with people with Learning Difficulties and/or Disabilities (LLDD) and with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD).
I am a training consultant who aims to create learning and development opportunities to inspire others to reflect on their practice and explore ways to support those with complex needs in a more creative way.I hold an Msc in Profound and Complex learning disabilities and has worked across many setting including health, Social Services, the voluntary and education from early years to Further Education.
I have over 20 years of experince of managing staff team and personal experience as a foster carer. I believe staff are our most important resources and with the right encouragement, support and training they can make the world a more inclusive place.
With the support of OCN London we have has been instrumental in developing a bespoke qualification ‘Understanding the needs of individuals with PMLD’ which embeds many of the Core and Essential Service Standards for People with PMLD that were launched on 24th November 2017 .