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Literacy for Learners with Vision Impairment - SPED923

This unit examines the theory and practice of language, literacy and numeracy development for preschool and school-aged learners who are blind or have low vision, deafblindness or additional disabilities. Unit content includes theoretical and instructional approaches to such areas as concept development, communication modes, and curriculum and pedagogic adjustments and accommodations. Students will have practical opportunities to investigate optical aids and braille equipment, learning media assessment and production of alternative formats, and instructional approaches to emergent literacy.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 External - Session 2, External (with on campus sessions)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Frances Gentle, Ms Claire Farrington

Admission to MDisabilityStud  Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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