CAO Code LY007
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Inclusive Practice for Special Needs Assistance

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

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Working in the education sector is an important job which comes with significant responsibilities. Learners on this course, will become part of increasingly multi skilled teams in the workplace.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Human Anatomy and Physiology Mandatory 5 3
Introduction to Law Mandatory 5 3
Academic Attainment and IT skills Mandatory 10 6
The Role of the SNA Mandatory 10 5
2 Play, Recreational Activities and the Developing Child Mandatory 5 5
Child Protection and Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Mandatory 5 4
Care Skills: Principles, Ethics & Practices Mandatory 10 5
Diversity Inclusion and Policy Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Health and Wellbeing Mandatory 5 5
Law, Disability, Special Needs and Children’s Rights Mandatory 5 3
Autism Advocacy Mandatory 10 7
Functional Behaviour and Positive Support Mandatory 10 7
4 Family Support and Positive Partnerships Mandatory 5 4
Supporting the Curriculum Across the Lifespan Mandatory 10 5
Observations and Support Plans Mandatory 10 5
Practice Placement 1 Mandatory 30 30
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Introduction to Health Promotion Mandatory 5 3
Speech, Language and Communication needs Mandatory 10 5
Developmental Psychology in childhood and adolescence Mandatory 5 3
Research Studies Mandatory 10 5
6 Reflective Practice Mandatory 5 3
Disability & Effective Practices Mandatory 10 6
Technology to Foster Engagement Mandatory 5 3
Practice Placement 2 Mandatory 30 30

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186306 / +353(0)74 9186308 / +353(0)74 9186310

Head of Department Dr Nigel Mc Kelvey
Email: EESS.Donegal@atu.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186404

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Early Education & Social Studies