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Exceptionality & Special Children

Enrolment code: KHA783

Offered: Hobart: semester 2

Special note: second year elective topic

Unit description:

(Year B) Examines exceptional developmental patterns with regard to educational and other therapeutic interventions. Topics include: issues of definition and classification; domains of exceptionality and developmental approaches; early intervention and education; individual, family and school-based interventions; community and vocational issues in disability; the role of the psychologist – legal and ethical considerations.

Staff Dr R Burton Smith (Coordinator) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 0% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2-hr seminar weekly (6 wks) Timetable
Corequisites KHA701 or KHA702  
Mutual exclusions KHA732  
Assessment mode seminar presentation (100%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Ashman A & Elkins J, Educating Children with Special Needs, 2nd edn, Prentice Hall, Syd, 1993. Library Catalogue
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Discipline (School) Psychology  
Courses Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)  
Faculty website Faculty of Science and Engineering  
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