SPDC016 Speciality - wider scientific basis - Learning Disabilities

Faculty of Education
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. PaedDr. Miroslava Bartoňová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. PhDr. Marie Vítková, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. PaedDr. Miroslava Bartoňová, Ph.D.
Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: PhDr. Mgr. Ilona Fialová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Special and Inclusive Education - Faculty of Education
Drawing up an individual education plan for a pupil with a diagnosed specific learning disability Presentation of practical skills, interventions, case management including diagnosis. Teaching in the subject of the SPU in two semesters
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
To expand knowledge in the field of specific learning disabilities, connect them with the didactics of the Czech language and mathematics at PRIMARY schools with regard to pupils with special educational needs, know the major theories, concepts and methods that are at the forefront of the knowledge industry, and in national and international context.
Learning outcomes
A successful graduate is able to:
• Adapt deep knowledge of the specialization
• Combine gained information with didactics of Czech language, foreign language and math at primary school with the focus on pupils with special needs
• Demonstrate the knowledge of theory, concepts and methods which are most relevant for the specialization in national and international context
• Demonstrate the ability of working with academic and expert literature concerning the specialization domain (including Czech and foreign literature, as well as electronic forms)
• Deliver specific interpretation of a pupil´s personality according to the learning preferences and strategies
• Make use of gained information in order to deliver a summary study
• Write and form a case study according to the specialization domain; and be able to make a full use of knowledge from the specialization and pathopsychology
  • Terminology - outcomes definition of learning disabilities, definitions, the manifestations of specific learning disorders A systemic approach to the disturbances of learning - a systemic and causal access, system thinking
    Specific learning disorders in the context of international comparison
    • The etiology of specific disorders of learning and behavior - dispositional causes of, influence of environment
    • A detailed analysis of symptomatiky ADD, ADHD (LMD). Deficits sub-functions
    • Secondary and primary consequences of behavioral disorders and specific learning disorders
    • Diagnostic and intervention approaches to the specific breakdowns learning
    • The system care students with specific learning disabilities in the CZECH republic
    • Inclusive education of students with specific learning disabilities, pupils ' attitudes to school and learning, the educational needs of pupils with specific learning disabilities
    • Study and professional orientation of pupils and students with learning disabilities (school, educators, therapists)
    • Manifestations of disorders of learning and behaviour personality development, the issue of adult individuals Specialized circuits
    The peculiarities of the psychological development of the individual with learning disabilities
    Resilience in a family and educational activity for the child with learning disabilities, parents as partners
    The principles of reeducation of care, intervention approaches, alternative methods
    Reeducation of dyslexia, dysgraphia, dysorthography, dyscalculia and other disorders of the SPU
    Cognitive processes in reflection of the personality of the individual with learning disabilities
    The position of foreign language in the education of students with learning disabilities
    Strategies and approaches in the inclusive education of individuals with specific learning disabilities
    Identification of needs-motivation, coping and success individuals with learning disabilities in the learning process
  • BARTOŇOVÁ, Miroslava. Approaches to students with learning disorders in inclusive school environment. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 164 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-7110-0. info
  • BARTOŇOVÁ, Miroslava. Inkluzivní didaktika v základní škole se zřetelem na edukaci žáků s lehkým mentálním postižením (Inclusive Didactics in Elementary School with Regard to the Education of Students with mild Intellectual Bisabilities). 1. dotisk 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 224 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6560-4. info
  • BARTOŇOVÁ, Miroslava. Specifické poruchy učení : text k distančnímu vzdělávání. Brno: Paido, 2012. 237 s. ISBN 9788073152321. info
  • POKORNÁ, Věra. Teorie a náprava vývojových poruch učení a chování. Vydání čvrté. Praha: Portál, 2010. 333 stran. ISBN 9788073678173. info
  • Dyslexia : a practitioner's handbook. Edited by Gavin Reid. 4th ed. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. xx, 388. ISBN 9780470760406. info
  • REID, Gavin and Shannon GREEN. 100 ideas for supporting pupils with dyslexia. New York: Continuum, 2007. xi, 123. ISBN 9780826493989. info
  • BLAŽKOVÁ, Růžena, Květoslava MATOUŠKOVÁ and Milena VAŇUROVÁ. Poruchy učení v matematice a možnosti jejich nápravy. Brno: Paido, 2000. 94 s. ISBN 8085931893. info
  • Specifické poruchy učení a chování :sborník 2000. Edited by Anna Kucharská. Vyd. 1. Praha: Portál, 2000. 166 s. ISBN 80-7178-389-7. info
Teaching methods
Discussion, research, survey
Assessment methods
Discussion on the basis of performance of assigned tasks.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught each semester.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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