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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Children may experience a range of learning difficulties or learning disabilities that will interfere with learning. In this subject students explore strategies to identify and reduce the impact of learning problems in early childhood contexts.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLectures, tutorials and online materials

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into EBECE or EBEL or EVEDB or RBEDM or subject coordinator approval


Incompatible subjectsEDU4SNL

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

Key concepts in learning disabilities.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorTalbot, P., Astbury, G., & Mason, T.




ISBN9781848606357, 1848606354

Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


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 educational and social implications for children with diverse learning needs.
02. Describe and identify a variety of ways to accommodate children with diverse and special needs when planning learning activities.
03. Implement and plan individual learning programs that utilise best practice teaching strategies and interventions and maximise learning outcomes for children with special needs, while reflecting non-discriminatory practice.

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