HIGH SUPPORT NEEDS AND AUGMENTATIVE COMMUNICATION

EDU3HSN

2021

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 ActivitiesIndividualised planning and case studies

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

Learning resources

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

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorDowning, J.E.

Year2008

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherBALTIMORE: PAUL BROOKES PUBLISHING CO.

ISBN1557669082

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Augmentative and Alternative Communications: AAC from A-Z

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorLloyd, Arvidson & Fuller

Year2006

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherACADEMIC

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Educating children with multiple disabilities: a collaborative approach

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorOrelove, Sobsey & Silberman

Year2004

Edition/Volume4th

PublisherBROOKES

ISBN1557667101, 9781557667106

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

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

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, 2021, LTU Term 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 18 - 18
One 8.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
Compulsory Intensive workshop at Bendigo campus

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 18 - 23
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 23 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 18 - 18
One 8.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
Compulsory Intensive workshop at Bendigo campus

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two online Quizzes

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Task analysis - teaching strategies (group activity prepared at intensive session)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2

Case study using Edukey

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3