Courses Catalogue

Disabilities In Children And Their Management

COURSE CODE: ECP 3202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Diploma
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

  • Definition of key concepts.
  • Approaches to classroom management
  • The different disabilities: Hearing Impairment, Visual Impairment, Mental retardation, physical impairment, Motor difficulties, Health problems and their cause, effects and interventions.
  • Management and Schools.
  • Welfare and Needs in schools.
  • Whole School policies
  • Present – child Guidance, Counseling and Special Educational Needs: management and Curriculum issues.
  • Intergration and learning
  • Intergrating children with different disabilities into mainstream schools.

In-service Training in the Community.

§  Inservice Education and Special Needs.

§  Micro technology and the assessment of communication difficulties.

§  Special Needs and the community responses.

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Group discussions
  • Demonstration
  • Observation

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes