Course: Work with Disabled Children I

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Course title Work with Disabled Children I
Course code KPR/4335
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Mrázová Eva, PaedDr.
  • Kroufek Roman, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction to the study. Course contents. Credit requirements. Study of literature. 2. Definition of the categories of disability and health disadvantage. 3. Characteristics of disability. Dividing by origin. 4. Diagnostics of a handicapped child. 5. Other disability accompanying cerebral palsy. The causes of cerebral palsy risk factors. Rehabilitation and therapy for children with cerebral palsy. 6. Child after brain injury and aftercare. 7. Psychological problems of the disabled. Responding to disability. Socialization of children with disabilities. 8. Education and training as part of comprehensive care for children with physical disabilities and physical handicaps. 9. The system of care and education for people with impaired mobility. Early childcare and physically disabled. 10. Conditions integration of physically disabled and sick child into mainstream kindergarten. Making IVP. Educational, rehabilitative and assistive devices. 11. Child with a chronic illness in kindergarten. Hospitalized child. 12. Specifics of education of handicapped and disabled children and youth. 13. Special methodologies for education of disabled and handicapped. (Development of motor skills, fine motor skills, communication skills). Augmentative and alternative communication. 14. Evaluation of teaching, saved work. Written test.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The course focuses on the characteristics and the definition of health, especially physical disability and health disadvantage, it is addressed to the issue of health deprivation and its educational implications, especially in relation to chronic diseases. The course includes information on early care for disabled and disadvantaged children and their education opportunities in the country. The course provides basic information about the characteristics of the preschool child with varying degrees of disability and focuses on the conditions for the integration of these children into mainstream kindergartens and provides basic information on the forms and methods of their education. Student defines the group of the most common disability and chronic diseases with which it is possible to encounter in school practice; defines the range and importance of early intervention in relation to individuals with physical disabilities and physical handicaps; masters basic activities and teaching practices when working with a physically handicapped child in kindergarten.
Student groups will define the most common ělesných disability and chronic diseases with which it is possible to encounter in school; defining the scope and importance of early intervention in relation to individuals with physical disabilities and physical handicaps; master basic activities and teaching practices when working with physically handicapped child in kindergarten.
The subject requires no specific prerequisites.

Assessment methods and criteria
Active participation in contact teaching. Successful completion of the final test. The student elaborates an individual plan for the disabled child. Selection of examples from practice. Educational support available from: Guest access; password - host
Recommended literature
  • JANKOVSKÝ, J. Ucelená rehabilitace dětí s tělesným a kombinovaným postižením. Praha: Triton, s.r.o., 2006. ISBN 80-7257-730-5.. Praha: Triton, 2006. ISBN 80-7254-730-5.
  • KRAUS, J. a KOL. Dětská mozková obrna. Praha: Grada, 2005. ISBN 80-247-1018-8.
  • LECHTA, Viktor. Základy inkluzivní pedagogiky: dítě s postižením, narušením a ohrožením ve škole. 1.vyd.. Praha: Portál, 2010. ISBN 978-80-7367-679-7.
  • MATĚJČEK, Z. Psychologie nemocných a tělesně postižených dětí. H+H,. 1994.
  • VÍTKOVÁ, M. Somatopedické aspekty.. Brno: Paido, 2006. ISBN 80-7315-134-0.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teaching in Pre-schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter