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Signed Communication in Early Childhood Education - SPED937

This unit provides an examination of the contexts in which signed communication is used with young deaf and hard of hearing (D/HH) children 0-3 years of age. The components of signed communication are investigated and pre-requisites for optimal language development described. Discussion of current approaches will include case-study examples and available resources.

Note: this unit does not include tuition in Auslan or other signed communication methods.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

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

Staff Contact(s): Dr Breda Carty, 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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