Special Education: Complex Communication Needs Postgraduate Specialisation
Unit set overview
Availability & Campus
Students will be required to complete the following four units:
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|EDU6373||Foundation Studies and Current Issues in Special Education||15|
|EDU6311||Complex Communication Needs: Being an Effective Communication Partner||15|
|EDU6315||Literacy Instruction for Individuals with Complex Needs||15|
|EDU6322||Understanding Behaviour and Planning Support for Individuals with Complex Needs||15|
- Transmit specialised knowledge, skills and ideas to audiences engaged in the education of students with complex communication needs.
- Analyse complex problems to generate creative solutions for individuals with complex needs.
- Critically analyse professional approaches to understanding and programming for behaviour, literacy instruction and creating communication accessible environments for individuals with complex communication needs within a diverse range of educative contexts.
- Manage own learning within a collaborative learning environment.
This specialisation is intended for education or therapy professionals to enhance their experience and understandings of the specific skills required to communicate with, teach, support and include individuals with complex communication needs, whether in a regular classroom, special education facility or elsewhere in the wider community working with individuals that may have disability.
Possible future job titles
Primary school teacher, secondary school teacher, early childhood teacher, special education teacher, school principal, speech pathologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, social worker, education assistant, psychologist