Specific Learning Difficulties 2 - Dyscalculia Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder & Dyspraxia / Developmental Coordination Disorder - Sligo St. Angela's
The SLD2 module aims to develop an awareness of the theory relating to SLD in the area of Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder, and to become knowledgeable of appropriate assessment, teaching and learning pedagogies in the provision of inclusive education for learners with SLDs. This module is delivered using online components and face-to-face workshops.
Who's Suited to This Programme
This module is suited to a wide range of participants from a variety of settings, including:
- Classroom teachers
- Graduates who wish to do a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and are awaiting a place on the programme
- Qualified teachers who are seeking full-time employment
- Employees within the Health Service Executive who work with learners with Special Educational Needs
- Principals, managers and Department Inspectorate
- Employees and Managers within Early Childhood Education sector
- Classroom assistants (including cuntóirí teanga)
- Educational Psychologists
- Learning Support Tutors
- Speech and Language Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Parents and Family Members involved in the care of learners with special educational needs
- Any others involved in the training or educational needs of learners with special educational needs
Specific Learning Difficulties 2 - Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder
This module will focus on developing the knowledge and skills required for supporting learners with specific learning difficulties (SLDs). The module considers what 'specific learning difficulties' are and how specific they are. It also addresses the needs of learners experiencing Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia/Development Coordination Disorder. Each area in turn will provide an overview of the most recent research information in relation to the nature, assessment and some of the intervention approaches suitable for learners with these difficulties.
Level 8 Undergraduate degree or equivalent.
Application form online
Post Course Info
Participants may progress to Masters level on successful completion of three modules which must include the online blended learning module: Educational Research Methods. The exit award will be a Master of Arts in Professional Studies in Special Educational Needs.