18 episodes

The NCCD Portal series on classroom adjustments for students with disability focuses on understanding how a disability can present in different ways and require different levels of adjustment and support. The podcasts give listeners advice and information regarding a range of disabilities and practical adjustments that can be made to support their students.

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The NCCD Portal series on classroom adjustments for students with disability focuses on understanding how a disability can present in different ways and require different levels of adjustment and support. The podcasts give listeners advice and information regarding a range of disabilities and practical adjustments that can be made to support their students.

    Classroom adjustments: Fragile X syndrome

    Classroom adjustments: Fragile X syndrome

    In this episode, we discuss adjustments teachers make in the classroom to support students with Fragile X syndrome. A genetic condition, Fragile X syndrome is characterised by intellectual disability resulting in lifelong implications. This condition is rarer in girls than it is in boys. Students with Fragile X syndrome will experience a number of learning difficulties. Some students may have developmental issues including delayed speech, while others may exhibit behavioural problems such as repetitive actions and difficulty socialising. Processing sensory information can also be challenging for students with Fragile X syndrome.

    • 25 min
    Classroom adjustments: Spina bifida

    Classroom adjustments: Spina bifida

    In this episode, we showcase some adjustments teachers can make in the classroom to support students with spina bifida. A congenital abnormality of the spine and sometimes the brain, spina bifida can range in severity from slight functional impairment to severe physical and intellectual disability. Students with spina bifida are individuals who may have a variety of learning needs. Some students may have difficulties with executive functioning and memory, while others may find gross and fine motor tasks challenging and may experience personal care challenges, including significant continence issues.

    • 25 min
    Classroom adjustments: Muscular Dystrophy

    Classroom adjustments: Muscular Dystrophy

    In this podcast, learn more about Muscular Dystrophy. A student, parent, teacher and an expert discuss adjustments that can be made to support students in the classroom.

    • 26 min
    Classroom adjustments: Down syndrome

    Classroom adjustments: Down syndrome

    In this podcast, listen to a student, parent, teacher and an expert discuss potential adjustments that can be made in class and find out more about Down syndrome.

    • 25 min
    Classroom adjustments: Tourette Syndrome

    Classroom adjustments: Tourette Syndrome

    In this podcast, listen to a parent, teachers and expert discuss potential adjustments that can be made in class and find out more about Tourette Syndrome.

    • 26 min
    Classroom adjustments: ADHD

    Classroom adjustments: ADHD

    In this podcast, listen to a parent, teacher and expert discuss potential adjustments that can be made in class and find out more about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

    • 21 min

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