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Intellectual Disability – theory and practice

The course will offer an introduction to genetics and neurobiology of Intellectual disabilities – clinical features, assessment methods and research.  The signs and symptoms of the disorders will be presented and different assessment methods, interviews and observation instruments. The course includes 6 hours of lectures and discussions and 6 hours of practical activities – case studies, observations, case discussions, interviews with parents.

Course schedule 


10.00 – 13.30 Intellectual Disability – clinical features, definition, classifications, and assessment – 4 academic hours /lectures, discussions/

14.30 – 16.00 Internship – Intellectual Disabilities – symptoms presentations – 2 hours training


10.00 – 13.30 Intellectual Disability Syndromes, chromosome abnormalities, Down syndrome – 2 academic hours /lectures, discussions/

14.30 – 16.00 Internship – Intellectual disability – daycare center – 4 hours training includes interview with parents and assessment methods

Duration: 2 days

Prerequisites: None
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Period: 01.06.2023 – 02.06.2023
Format: On-site
Number of ERUA Students: 6
Number of ETCS: 1
Language: English
Student Level: Bachelor /Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Speech and Language Pathology, Social Work, Clinical Social Work/
Application Deadline: 01/05/2023