People Skills - Ability to develop awareness of better communication
skills of sensitivity, respect and empathy towards people with disabilities
and to work constructively and objectively sharing knowledge in a team
environment. Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR)- To understand the
concepts of CBR in approach to intervention, the principles of working
with people and children with disabilities, the family and the community,
and identify the communities surrounding the disabled with distinctions
of institution, home-based and community based rehabilitation.
Issues - To understand and identify disabilities and needs, the
various obstacles and prejudices in the community that hinders the rights
of people and children with disabilities, and the social issues that
surround these people in the community they live.
Therapy Skills - To identify associated problems to appreciate
the impact of disability on the daily functioning, the awareness of
the different therapy approaches available and basic principles of treatment.
To develop an analytical and integrative approach and apply these adequate
therapeutic methods in assisting people and children with disabilities
towards mobility, independence and quality of living.
Training and Prevocational Training
- To understand the involvement of job training and implement the process
of job placement and the role of job training centre. Understanding
prevocational training, its pre-requisite and the set up of prevocational
centres and its purpose.
Low Cost Equipment - To understand the therapeutic aspects of
low cost equipment, fabricate therapy equipment of assistive devices
according to design, using lost cost material, low cost equipment costing,
team sharing and allocation of tasks in the process of fabricating low
Education - To understand the process involved in children with
special needs, early intervention and the process of assessment, identifying
needs and Educational Planning Programme.