Section 1 - Introduction to the Module
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Section 1 - Introduction to the Module

on

  • 1,562 views

Section 1 - Introduction to the Module

Section 1 - Introduction to the Module

'Autism, Asperger's and ADHD' module by Simon Bignell - Lecturer in Psychology at University of Derby.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,562
Views on SlideShare
1,250
Embed Views
312

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
15
Comments
0

4 Embeds 312

http://courseresources.derby.ac.uk 154
https://courseresources.derby.ac.uk 102
http://ubb-app.derby.ac.uk 54
https://udol.derby.ac.uk 2

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Section 1 - Introduction to the Module Section 1 - Introduction to the Module Presentation Transcript

    • Introduction to the module
    • AAA – Introduction to the module
      • The module team
      • Learning Outcomes
      • Introduction to the module
      • Structure of the module
        • Sections (Lectures for on-campus students)
        • Seminars
      • Assessment
      • Blackboard Website
    • The module team
      • Simon Bignell
        • [email_address]
        • Room N208
        • Kedleston Road Campus
        • Telephone: +44( 0)1332 593043 (ext: 3043)
      • Plus the teaching support staff at the University
      • The best way to contact me is by email or the Forum
    • Learning Outcomes of the module
      • On completion of the module you will be able to:
      •  
      • 1.     Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and practices relating to Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
      •  
      • 2.     Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of research and mainstream theories of Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
    • Introduction to the module
      • Autistic Disorder
      • Asperger’s Syndrome
      • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
      • Focussing on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
      • You will be encouraged to consider the often fine line between Autistic Spectrum Disorders and the subtypes of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
    • Introduction to the module
      • The aim is to get you thinking about the similarities and differences between these three interrelated common developmental disorders:
        • perhaps to challenge your existing assumptions.
        • to look at the experience of those with the conditions and their carers.
        • to link with the academic literature.
    • Structure of the module
      • Reading and self-guided study
        • Sections (Lectures for on-campus students)
      • Group Seminars (for on-campus students)
      • Interactive Seminars (for distance learners)
      • Forum
      • Blackboard Website
      • Discussion
      • Email
    • or On-Campus Students Module Contents Lectures (Sections) Seminars Website Self Guided Study Group Seminars Guest Speakers Group A Group B
    • Distance Learning Students Module Contents Sections Forum Discussions Website Self Guided Study Interactive Seminars Guest Speakers (Audio) Online Resources
    • Sections (on-campus and distance learners)
      • Section 1 – Module Introduction.
      • Section 2 – ADHD and Hyperkinetic Disorder .
      • Section 3 – Autistic Disorder (Classic Autism).
      • Section 4 – Asperger's Disorder.
      • Section 5 – Classification, Assessment & Diagnosis.
      • Section 6 – Aetiology .
      • Section 7 – Comorbidity.
      • Section 8 – Treatment For ADHD.
      • Section 9 – Treatment For Autism.
      • Section 10 – Autism, Asperger's and ADHD.
      • Section 11 – Revision & Exam Tips.
    • Group Seminars (o n-campus students only)
      • Group meetings for discussion, debate, workshop activities, videos and looking at research papers/publications. You’ll be expected to do academic reading for these.
      • Week 1 : No Seminar
      • Week 2: Seminar 1 - Introduction to ADHD
      • Week 3: Seminar 2 - Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Disorder
      • Week 4: Seminar 3 - Videos on ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder
      • Week 5: Seminar 4 - Classification, Assessment and Diagnosis
      • Week 6: Seminar 5 - Aetiology of ASD and ADHD
      • Week 7: Seminar 6 - Videos on ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder; or Guest Speaker*
      • Week 8: Seminar 7 - Videos on ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder; or Guest Speaker*
      • Week 9: Seminar 8 - Videos on ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder; or Guest Speaker*
      • Week 10: Seminar 9 - Videos on ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder; or Guest Speaker*
      • Week 11: Seminar 10 - Videos on ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorder; or Guest Speaker*
      • *Guest speakers are to be confirmed.
    • Assessment
      • Assessment is 100 per cent by exam. The examination is 2 hours long.
      • Answer 2 questions from 6 (one pair of questions from three questions sets.)
      • Answer one pair of questions from either set A, B, or C:
      • A)
      • i) ??
      • ii) ??
      • Or
      • B)
      • i) ??
      • ii) ??
      • Or
      • C)
      • i) ??
      • ii) ??
      • Distance Learners have a time-limited online equivalent exam with the same structure.
      • Note: Questions will differ from previous years’ exam papers.
    • Web Site and Forum
      • UDO -> Blackboard for main web pages
      • Web pages are constantly being updated/improved
      • Suggestions for content and reading encouraged
      • Forum for main discussion and some interactive seminars (for distance learners)
    • Recommended Reading
      • The course text is:
      • Kennedy, D.M. (2002). The ADHD-Autism Connection: A Step Toward More Accurate Diagnosis and Effective Treatment. CO: Waterbook Press. ISBN 1-57856-498-0.
      • These are also recommended:
      • Russell Barkley (1997) ADHD and the nature of self-control. Guilford Press.
      • Uta Frith (2003) Autism: Explaining the Enigma. Blackwell.
      • Simon Baron-Cohen (1995) Mindblindness: An Essay On Autism And Theory Of Mind. The MIT Press.
      • Tony Attwood (2007) The Complete Guide To Asperger’s Syndrome. JKP.
      • Martin Kutscher (2005) Kids In The Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar, and More! JKP.
      • Jacqui Jackson (2004) Multicoloured Mayhem: Parenting the many shades of adolescents and children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and AD/HD. JKP .