DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY (2008/2009)

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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. II A dal Feb 23, 2009 al Apr 9, 2009.

Lesson timetable

Sem. II A
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.3  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  
Saturday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.5  

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

Texts:

-Moro V L'agire educativo nella riabilitazione neuropsicologica, F. Angeli (Cap. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10)
-Gambina G., Pasetti C. (a cura di) Introduzione alla malattia di Alzheimer e alle altre demenze Libreria Cortina Editore (i capitoli scelti saranno indicati dalla docente durante il corso)
-Dispensa di letture scelte (indicata dalla docente durante il corso)

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam.