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Teaching students with intellectual disability

Understanding the learner, enabling success

How do teachers embrace and support students with intellectual disability?

Students with intellectual disability may be taught in a range of settings, requiring adjustments and evidence-based practices, based on assessment, to ensure their right to access the curriculum. This course is for teachers supporting school-age students with intellectual disability in any educational setting.

About the course
What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics and support needs of students with intellectual disabilities in classroom settings.
  • Describe the origins, characteristics, strengths, and limitations of evidence-based practice related to teaching students with intellectual disabilities.
  • Identify and apply evidence-based practices for teaching students with intellectual disabilities.
  • Reflect upon the impact of implementing evidence-based educational plans for learners with intellectual disabilities integrating external research and student assessment data.
What topics will you cover?
  • Learner profiles: Characteristics of student with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Evidence-based theories and approaches to teaching students with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Equity and Excellence – designing learning and teaching cycles for students with intellectual disabilities.
  • Reflecting upon professional Practice

To be eligible for a digital badge for this course, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes:

  • Scenario-based case study: Students will examine the case study, identify the specific learning needs and challenges of the students, and consider relevant factors such as individualised education plans, classroom environment, and available resources.
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Teaching students with intellectual disability

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