Working with Students with Special Educational Needs
Teachers and trainers – Learn how to deliver effective programs in the classroom for students with special educational needs.
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Special education addresses the individual differences and requirements of students with special educational needs. As a teacher or trainer, working with students with special educational needs requires specific skills and strategies to create and deliver effective programs.
Alison's education course serves as an introduction to the field of special education. The course begins by outlining core elements of special education, including the change in educational legalization in recent years with particular emphasis on legislation in the United States. The responsibilities of teachers and trainers are also detailed, along with the individual educational plan (IEP).
The course describes the most frequent disabilities encountered in the classroom: learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), intellectual disabilities, behavioral disorders, and physical disabilities and sensory impairments. The course provides key information about each of these disabilities and describes practical strategies on how to assist and teach students with these disabilities.
This education course will be of great interest to professionals in the education sector who would like a greater knowledge and understanding of working with students with special educational needs, and to all students who are interested in special education.
Module 1: Introduction to Special Education
Introduction to Special Education – Learning Outcomes
Special Education and Legalisation
Teachers’ Responsibilities for Special Education
The Individual Educational Plan
The Value of Inclusive Education
Categories of Disabilities
Introduction to Special Education – Summary
Module 2: Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities – Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Learning Disabilities
Case Study: Assisting a student with a learning disability
Learning Disabilities – Summary
Module 3: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Module 4: Intellectual Disabilities
Intellectual Disabilities – Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Intellectual Disabilities
Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Intellectual Disabilities – Summary
Module 5: Behavioural Disorders
Behavioural Disorders – Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Behavioural Disorders
Teaching Students with Behavioural Disorders
Behavioural Disorders – Summary
Module 6: Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments
Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments – Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments
Teaching Students with Hearing Loss
Teaching Students with Visual Impairment
Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments - Summary
Module 7: Working with Students with Special Education Needs Assessment
After studying Alison's special educational needs course you will learn:
- Describe the fundamentals of special education;
- Identify and describe the main types of disabilities encountered in the classroom;
- Generate a basic individual education plan for a student with special educational needs.
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