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課程概述

Worldwide millions of children are not able to fully participate in schooling, and this is especially a problem for children with disabilities. In this course, we explore the support that teachers need in order to meet the needs of children with severe to profound hearing, visual and intellectual disabilities. We consider how this can be done by talking with a range of experts (from teachers to activists) about inclusive education as well as sharing experiences of education. Inclusive education is only possible if teachers are supported and empowered to make the curriculum accessible to all learners. The topics in this course cover developing disability confidence and what exactly children with specific impairments need to be able to learn. This includes sharing specific classroom strategies and teaching activities for learners who are D/deaf or hard of hearing, blind or have low vision or have a severe to profound intellectual disability. By the end of the course, you will be familiar with the impairment specific needs of learners with disabilities, and how to build systems of support for inclusive education. You will be able to purchase a Verified Certificate if you wish to show evidence of your achievements, but this is optional, and you may apply for Financial Aid if you are unable to pay the certificate fee. This course was developed as part of the project ´Strengthening teaching for Children with profound Hearing, Visual and Intellectual Disabilities in South Africa` co-funded by Christoffel-Blinden Mission (CBM) and the European Union....

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MA

2019年5月12日

I'm truly satisfied that I followed this course. It enhanced my knowledge about Disability education and inclusion. Easy steps and instructions. Well informed. This will surely help me in my career.

VF

2020年6月27日

Thank you so much for having this kind of course it really help me on my job. Thank you for sharing your expertise and knowledge. I will apply all the things that I have learned in this course.

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26 - Disability Inclusion in Education: Building Systems of Support 的 50 個評論(共 86 個)

創建者 Ahnaf S

2020年5月15日

This course was awesome and very informative.

I have learned new things from this course.

創建者 Brenda

2020年3月25日

Excellent course. Learned a lot of valuable things.

創建者 Gertrud T M

2021年4月23日

While I am not an educator but a public health expert and mother of an intellectually disabled adult daughter, it allowed me to gather a wide variety of theoretical and practical approaches on how to address inclusion in a community, school, and family setting. The need for good policies and local implementation is key.

創建者 Victoria T

2020年5月23日

The course was very informative and enjoyable! I would have appreciated if there was also information on Individuals with physical disabilities. It has definitely increased my knowledge on how I can improve as a teacher advocating for inclusive education.

創建者 Sara B R

2020年9月11日

I loved the course and its contents, teachers, videos and resources. It helped me to consolidate my thoughts about disability and the need of a real inclusion. This course covered a wide range of relevant issues and gave us a good background and starting point to work with. Dealing with a person with disability is challenging, demanding and might be frightening, but its also a great opportunity for personal growth and self-development. Inclusion is the best and only way to approach disability and it is crucial not only to protect and take care of the most vulnerable with disability, but also to change other people´s minds and hearts. An inclusive society that embraces diversity is a better society for all its members.

As an Educational Psychologist and mother of a 3-year-old daughter with DS I feel responsible to share the word and my personal and professional experience with others (parents, teachers, friends, family…). This course gave me confidence and increased my desire to pursue my studies in this field, thank you!

創建者 Chatematti B

2020年11月9日

A pleasant good day to all. I have learnt so much and can now relate to persons with disability in a much appreciative way. I have this passion for a long time and how that I was given the opportunity I felt privileged to be a part of this programme A very big thank you to all who made this possible . I recently started another course Educating Deaf Children becoming an empowered teacher so far it is very inspiring I have some prerequisite knowledge from the Disability Inclusion which is very useful. Is it possible for me to have the coursera certificate(Shareable with my name on it). Stay safe you and family God blessing.

創建者 Celia W

2020年9月15日

Great course! Informative and helpful, with up to date information on inclusion of individuals with disabilities in education and society. I particularly enjoyed how this course advocated for social justice with a progressive lens and encourages empowerment and change. It steers away from solely looking at the medical model of disability and really focuses on the strengths of the students in the classroom, and how to design classes for all learners using the principles of Universal Design.

創建者 Seema F

2021年9月14日

I​ have learned about the following important topics:

Disability inclusion,

Teachers need for disability inclusion,how they can deal children with disabilities,

I​impairment based needs and learnings,

​support structures relevant to education system and importance of inclusion in all sectors of life.

A​ll these learnings will help me to better perform my job and can utilise it at any stage of my life to benefit others.

創建者 Stephanie Z

2021年8月9日

T​he course was very informative! I appreciated learning strategies to create an inclusive learning environment for students. I knew a little about disabilties before taking this course but after, I know feel more knowledgeable and can apply the practices and information to better understand students and provide an accessible and equitable education.

創建者 Lenika V

2020年6月8日

This course was extremely insightful. As a teacher I feel that this course truly challenged me to see the classroom from the learners' perspective. I am passionate about inclusive education. Because of this fantastic course I feel more confident and better equipped to education learners with disabilities.

創建者 Ibomeze C I

2020年7月21日

This course was truly comprehensive in providing the knowledge required by teachers, school administrators and anyone else involved in the educational sector to begin taking steps towards disability inclusion. My appreciation to the team that led the course- Thank you so much!

創建者 Romina G Z

2022年3月15日

It was an absolute eye-opening course! I learned so much from it. I'm just so thankful I came across this course. It made me more aware of the plight of the PWDs, consequently, making me more an advocate for their cause. Thank you, Coursera!

創建者 Moloko R R

2022年5月18日

The course is very Educational and it brings opportunities to learners living with disability, to be able to learn and to teachers to be able to teach learners with disability with better understanding.

創建者 Muhammed Y

2021年1月12日

çok verimli bir eğitim olduğunu düşünüyorum. özel gereksinimi olan bireylere yönelik çalışmalar arttıkça toplumun kalitesi de artacaktır. bu sizlerin sayesinde olacaktır. teşekkürler.

創建者 Hananmuhibbatuddin N

2022年4月29日

It's currently and extreamly beneficial. It was an eye-openning ecpereince that inspired me to share what I'd learned with others and put it to use in my educational work.

創建者 ELISA F G

2021年12月2日

This course is very complete about disability inclusion in Education. It has helped me a lot in my formation about inclusion and diversity. Thanks!!!

創建者 KOKETSO C M

2022年5月16日

Taking this course was really an eye opener. I have learned so much in such a short period of time. I am definitely looking forward to more courses

創建者 Nancy L R

2021年11月10日

Excellent Course! All of the Professors were very knowledgeable and easy to understand. Looking forward to other courses in this specialty.

創建者 Susan A O

2020年11月13日

I enjoyed my learning times all through. The content is so rich in empowering educators and all players in the field of disability.

創建者 KAREN N P P

2020年7月6日

Excellent. Fully recommended for understand the disability inclusion and the role of all stakeholders of the school community.

創建者 Mary j N

2022年4月20日

I enjoy the course. thank you so much for sharing your good practices in implementing inclusive education. Salute!God bless

創建者 Relyn M

2022年4月25日

​This was a very interesting course to learn and it has a lot of insight on Inclusive Education and supporting teachers!

創建者 Chinatsu Y

2021年8月6日

amazing course to learn disability inclusion in the school.

thank you so much to have such a amazing course Ms. Miller.