HIGH SUPPORT NEEDS AND AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION

EDU3HSN

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine the educational needs of young people with severe or multiple disabilities, including specific physical, sensory and health impairments. Students also examine the use of appropriate technologies that facilitate assistive learning and augmentative communication.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Augmentative and Alternative Communications: AAC from A-Z

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLloyd, Arvidson & Fuller

Year2006

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherACADEMIC

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Including Students with Severe Multiple Disabilities in Typical Classrooms: Practical Strategies for Teachers

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorDowning, J.E.

Year2008

Edition/Volume3rd ed

PublisherBALTIMORE: PAUL BROOKES PUBLISHING CO.

ISBNN/A

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Educating children with multiple disabilities: a collaborative approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorOrelove, Sobsey & Silberman

Year2004

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBROOKES

ISBNN/A

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Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify health and learning issues for students with high support needs.
02. Plan and justify strategies that relate to individual learning needs and individual learning priorities for students with high support needs.
03. Demonstrate and implement the function of Augmentative Communication Supports (ACS and Assistive Technology (AT).

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 24-35, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 27 - 28
One 8.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Compulsory Intensive workshop at Bendigo campus"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 24 - 35
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 24 to week 35 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 27 - 28
One 8.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Compulsory Intensive workshop at Bendigo campus"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Two online QuizzesN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2
Task analysis - teaching strategies (group activity prepared at intensive session)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2
Case study using EdukeyN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3