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Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module will provide an overview of early intervention as a means of improving the life chances of children, with particular reference to addressing the adverse effect of social disadvantage and special educational needs and disabilities, especially autism or intellectual disability.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should understand the rationale and research basis for early intervention, recent and current large scale examples of early intervention and programmes, and identify the actions needed for implementing an early intervention programme at local level

Timetabled teaching activities

Three hours per week in Autumn Term

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EQ903-30)
A (Assessed work only) 5000 word assignment 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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