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DISABILITY PSYCHOLOGY

CODE 67727
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 9 cfu during the 5th year of 9322 SCIENZE DELLA FORMAZIONE PRIMARIA (LM-85 bis) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-PSI/04
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • MODULES This unit is composed by:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The main objective of the course is to contribute to the training of future teachers by providing skills in the field of the main developmental disorders.

    The workshop allows experimenting  some working strategies with disabilities in the process of school inclusion.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims to introduce the concepts of disability, developmental disorders, inclusion and to deal with the issue of atypical development especially in relation to the school context.

    It also aims to provide tools for planning inclusive courses and designing Individualized Educational Plans functional to didactic work and consistent with current regulations.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The teaching allows students to gain theoretical knowledge on atypical development and face situations with a scientific, inclusive, non-judgmental attitude.

    The attendance of the whorkshop allows to read a clinical diagnosis and an ICF-based protocol and be able to describe the areas of interest in the structuring of the Individual Plan.

    PREREQUISITES

    Basic knowledge of typical development

    TEACHING METHODS

    At present, it is not yet known with certainty whether the course will be held in full or in part in the presence. The structure of the course and the teaching methods will in any case be the same, even if using the different means available in the classroom or remotely.

     

    Lessons are held in a participatory way, alternating short interventions by the teacher with discussions, watching videos, individual and group exercises. During the workshop, students can experience professional skills and practice with the proposed technologies and materials.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Knowledge of atypical development in its various aspects

    Approach to assessment with psychological and didactic tools

    The role of the school and strategies to improve inclusion and enhance learning

     

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    For the discipline, please refer to the texts listed.

    On the aulaweb, teaching materials and examples are provided.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    February, the 23th, 2022

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    The exam for attending students includes an ongoing written evaluation of the basic text and an oral exam in which the other texts and the results of the laboratory activity will be discussed.

    For non-attending students, the assessment will be oral.

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    See assessment methods of the discipline

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    All the students must visit the Aulaweb page (www.aulaweb.unige.it) regularly. All the information and materials related to this course are exclusively published on this website.

    Any shifts in lectures timetable or office hours will be announced on Aulaweb.

    Students with DSA, disability or other special educational needs are recommended to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course, to organize teaching and assessment, taking in account both the class aims and the student's needs and providing suitable compensatory instruments.