There will be group discussions and debate using positive assertion techniques where you will practise listening to someone else's viewpoint and speaking up for yourself. This is a 35 week course in the Supported Learning Curriculum for Adults with Learning Difficulties. You will to learn and develop literacy and numeracy skills and to produce a record of your course experiences in a folder. You will be given opportunities to research topics using computers and the internet. You will learn to access local services/ facilities as well as to deal with a range of situations when assertive techniques are useful such as medical appointments, interviews, shopping and making choices about housing, holidays and outings. To be able to speak up for yourself with confidence. To develop spoken and written communication skills and learn methods for finding information. To develop the confidence to make choices in your everyday life. To access information on the internet.