Professional Certificate in Children with Special Needs

Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course introduction

Children with Special Needs provide an overview of various disability categories and discusses the needs of children, which include intellectual, emotional and physical disabilities. The module will provide students with an understanding of the definitions, characteristics and challenges of children with special needs as well as special needs education programmes and educational support framework.

Course Outline

  • Introduction, History and Social Forces in Special Education
  • Early Intervention Supports and Service
  • Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)
  • Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Children with Learning Disabilities
  • Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorders
  • Children with Emotional and Behavior Disorders
  • Children with Emotional and Behavior Disorders
  • Children with Communication, Language, and Speech Disorders
  • Children Who Have Special Gifts and Talents
  • Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Children with Visual Impairments.
  • Children with Physical Disabilities, Health Impairments, and Multiple or Severe Disabilities

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Trainer Profile

Our Lecturers

All our lecturers are selected based on their subject expertise, experience and dedication. They are required to possess at least a Masters in their subject expertise. With their years of work experience, they will also be able to illustrate topics in class with real world examples. We are committed to provide a high standard of service by promoting an environment conductive to student learning through a low student-teacher ratio of 30:1. Currently, we have 50 adjunct lecturers.

Details of our lecturers can be found on our website.