DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY (2007/2008)

Course not running

Course code
4S01023
Name of lecturer
Valentina Moro
Number of ECTS credits allocated
4
Academic sector
M-PSI/04 - DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. I B dal Nov 12, 2007 al Dec 20, 2007.

Lesson timetable

Sem. I B
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Tuesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.2  
Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to provide a basis for the study of various kinds of disabilities at the different lifestages. In addition, fundamental concepts of rehabilitation and their integration with educational activities will be discussed.

Syllabus

Definitions of disease, disability and handicap
Fundamental concepts of rehabilitation: autonomy, individual activities, deficits and capacities, use of different techniques
Motivation and attributive style
Childhood: infantile cerebral paralysis, learning disorders, mental retardation
Adulthood: traumatic brain injury, spinal damage
Old age: mental deterioration

Testi per l’esame:

Pizzamiglio MR La riabilitazione neuropsicologica in età evolutiva, F. Angeli 2006 (Parte I, Parte III-2, Parte IV-2)
Passafiume D- Di Giacomo D La demenza di Alzheimer, F. Angeli 2006 (Sez teorica. Capitoli 1-2-3)
Moro V L'agire educativo nella riabilitazione neuropsicologica, F. Angeli (Cap. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10)

Assessment methods and criteria

La valutazione verrà effettuata tramite prova scritta con approfondimento di alcuni dei contenuti del corso.