Disability Inclusion in Education: Building Systems of Support

Learn to help others–be it family members, friends, or colleagues–lead a happier, more meaningful life.

About the Program

Worldwide millions of children are not able to fully participate in schooling, and this is especially a problem for children with disabilities. In this course, we explore the support that teachers need in order to meet the needs of children with severe to profound hearing, visual and intellectual disabilities. We consider how this can be done by talking with a range of experts about inclusive education as well as sharing experiences of education.

Description

The topics in this course cover developing disability confidence and what exactly children with specific impairments need to be able to learn. This includes sharing specific classroom strategies and teaching activities for learners who are D/deaf or hard of hearing, blind or have low vision or have a severe to profound intellectual disability. By the end of the course, you will be familiar with the impairment specific needs of learners with disabilities, and how to build systems of support for inclusive education.

Who does it?

University of Cape Town

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Free

Material Includes

100% Online
Flexible deadlines
Beginner Level
Approx. 14 hours to complete

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