Special Needs in Early Years Care and Education
University of Roehampton
Area of Study
Early Childhood Education, Education, Special Education
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewAssessment: portfolio consisting of 2 analytical commentaries (4000 words)
This module is intended to offer students the opportunity to develop deeper understanding of policy, provision and practice in early years care and education in relation to children with special needs. This will include a critical examination of theories of disability and integration/inclusion, drawing on a range of international perspectives. The module will emphasise the importance of a multi-disciplinary approach and working with families and will provide an overview of how to support children with a range of physical and learning disabilities.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.