Welcome to My Survey

The objective of this survey is to help us understand what people know about learning disability.

Please take your time to fill the survey in. This is not a test, so please do not rush and do not worry about correct or incorrect answers!


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* 1. Which of the following do you think is true of having a learning disability? Please tick all that apply.

  Always Sometimes Never
Can have difficulties with memory
Can have difficulties reading and spelling
Can have difficulties understanding social situations, such as being aware of other people’s emotions and feelings
Their difficulties exist from childhood, usually birth
Cannot make important decisions about their own lives
Cannot tell right from wrong
Can have difficulties with everyday tasks, such as getting dressed or managing money
Their difficulties last their whole life
Can live independently, with appropriate support
Cannot learn anything new
Can have difficulties thinking about hypothetical situations, things that might happen, but haven’t happened yet
Their difficulties can be treated with drugs or therapy
Can have difficulties with planning and finding solutions to problems
They need care 24 hours a day

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* 2. Do you think there are different types of learning disability?

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* 3. What percentage of the population in the UK do you think has a learning disability? Please select one of the options below.

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* 4. What do you think are the potential causes of learning disability? Please select any of the options below, you can choose more than one.

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* 5. Do you personally know anyone who has a learning disability?

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* 6. If you answered ‘Yes’ to the previous question, who are they?

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* 7. How often do you have contact with them?

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* 8. Is there anything else that you would like to tell us about learning disability? Please feel free to use the space below.

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