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. 


– 01.06.2023 – 02.06.2023

Format: On-site

Language: English

Student Level: Bachelor /Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Speech and Language Pathology, Social Work, Clinical Social Work/

Number of ECTS: 1

Number of Students: 6

Prerequisites and registration procedures (i.e. language, fee, registration dates)

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, Application Deadline and How to apply

Duration: 2 days

Application Deadline: 01/05/2023

Ready to Get Involved? Apply below.

E-mail to Ms Slavena Nikolova

Marcia Tiburi – TERRADORADA (paintings exhibition) – Auditorium MR002

Deavan Michelle La Tray – Chroma Depth (paintings exhibition) – Hall Auditorium MR002

Eva Dimitrova – Beauty without filters (photgraphy exhibition) – Hall Auditorium MR002

Michail Bakas – Equality in Life, Society and Education Human stories. Another road to the European Dream (photography exhibition) – University Entrance Hall

Indira Sofia Molina Caliz – Au sud du sud (dance performance) – Hall Auditorium MR002 – Closing session, cocktail time.

All performances will be available on November 8 except for the dance performance which will be held just before the cocktail.