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People with Intellectual Disability - OCCP4085

Year - 2018

This unit aims to develop students' knowledge, skill and attitudes about people with intellectual disability, with a focus on participation and support needs. Students will study three modules: Module 1 ¿ Foundational concepts including: conceptions of disability; advocacy; empowerment; person centred approaches; individualised supports; policy; and legislation. Module 2 ¿ Strategies and techniques for support: Active support; skill development; visual communication; person/environment fit; and goal setting. Module 3 ¿ Lifespan and contextual perspectives: Children, young people and families; inclusive education; transition from school; employment; end of life supports; rural issues; and cultural perspectives. Classroom teaching will be supported by a small-group fieldwork project.

Classes
1x3hr lecture/ week

Assessment
Open book exam (30%), reading responses (20%) and fieldwork project report (40%), participation self reflection (10%)

Pre-requisites

OCCP3065

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Kim Bulkeley
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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