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Learning support, curriculum adaptation and human rights for learners with intellectual disabilities
preprintposted on 2023-10-25, 14:16 authored by Chantal Samuels
Advance preprint of chapter from the forthcoming Disability Studies in Inclusive Education open textbook edited by Judith McKenzie, Kofi Nseibo, Chantal Samuels and Amani Karisa.
After completing this chapter, you will be able to:
- Describe the different kinds of learning support needed for learners with intellectual disabilities to participate in education.
- Identify barriers to learning experienced by learners who have intellectual disabilities, particularly those with Severe to Profound Intellectual Disability (SPID).
- Apply teaching strategies for inclusive learning in your own educational context for learners who have different levels of intellectual disability.
- Analyse how the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) can be used to create conducive learning environments for learners who have intellectual disabilities.
- Explain the importance of human rights and legal issues for learners who have intellectual disabilities, particularly those with SPID.