Singapore University of Social Sciences

Special Educational Needs: Sensory Impairment and Learning

Special Educational Needs: Sensory Impairment and Learning (SPE207)

Applications Open: 01 October 2021

Applications Close: 15 December 2021

Next Available Intake: January 2022

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Special Education

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: S R Nathan School of Human Development


Synopsis

Students with Special Educational Needs impairment, such as those who are blind, visuallyimpaired, deaf, or hearing impaired, can gain access to, and benefit from, classroom learning.SPE207 Special Educational Needs: Sensory Impairment and Learning explores the different aids,equipment and learning technologies that are available to support the learning of individuals withSpecial Educational Needs sensory impairment.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Topics

  • Introduction to Special Educational Needs Sensory Impairment
  • Sensory Processing: Physiology and Learning Development
  • Special Educational Needs Sensory Behaviour
  • The Range and Types of Visual Impairment
  • Visual Impairment and Its Implications for Teaching and Learning
  • The Range and Types of Hearing Impairment
  • Hearing Impairment and Its Implications for Teaching and Learning
  • Multisensory Impairment
  • Strategies and Intervention for Pupils with Special Educational Needs Sensory Issues
  • Special Educational Needs Sensory Impairment and the Inclusive Classroom
  • Teaching Aids for Special Educational Needs Sensory Impairment
  • Technology and Special Educational Needs Sensory Impairment

Learning Outcome

  • Describe the characteristics of at least two main types of Special Educational Needs sensory impairment.
  • Illustrate, with specific examples, the barriers to learning that pupils with Special Educational Needs sensory impairment face.
  • Apply strategies for teaching to pupils with Special Educational Needs sensory impairment.
  • Compare the benefits of special and mainstream education for pupils with partial Special Educational Needs sensory impairment.
  • Examine the relationship between Special Educational Needs sensory behaviour and learning.
  • Analyse the impact of Special Educational Needs sensory impairment on the development of individuals.
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