An overview of prevalent developmental motor disorders. Assessment and teaching of children with these disorders at the Movement Development Clinic.
This paper provides students with the opportunity to teach children with unique learning
needs and to study developmental disabilities. Before a student starts teaching a
child on a one-on-one basis, or with another student at the Movement Development Clinic,
all students go through a three-week pre-clinic training programme.
By writing lesson plans, self-evaluations and reports, students will acquire some of the essential professional skills required for teachers, coaches, trainers and researchers. Studies on developmental disabilities will equip students with a developmental perspective that will allow them to deliver age-appropriate service to children and adolescents.
|Paper title||Developmental Motor Disorders|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$969.22|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,368.00|
- PHSE 202 and PHSE 203
- PHSE 506
- For students with basic knowledge and experience of teaching, coaching and motor learning principles
- More information link
- View more information on the Movement Development Clinic's website
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Associate Professor Motohide Miyahara
- Paper Structure
- Clinic preparation training
- Clinic teaching
- Lectures on developmental disabilities
- Teaching Arrangements
- Clinic preparation training is compulsory from Weeks 1 to 3.
- D. Dewey & D. E. Tupper (Eds.). (2004). Developmental Motor Disorders. New York: Guilford
Sugden, D. A., & Henderson, S. E. (2007). Ecological intervention for children with movement difficulties. London: Harcourt Assessment.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Ethics, Research, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- A broad knowledge base of developmental disabilities
- Skills to conduct assessment, make a curriculum and write lesson plans and evaluation for a child with unique learning needs
- Positive attitudes for clinic clients