Exploring Disability and Inclusion

Module 27485

School of Education

You will be introduced to a variety of theoretical approaches to disability and inclusion. You will learn to use frameworks from disability studies (the medical and social models of disability) and elsewhere to conceptualise disability and inclusion with particular reference to education. You will also be introduced to basic concepts in understanding disability it is experienced at different developmental stages, and look at various approaches commonly used to assess, teach, and  provide an environment that can meet the needs of people with disabilities.  You will also be given opportunities to meet and interact with disabled children/ young adults.


20 credits


Group oral presentation with printed file to be submitted (20%); Group project in school with a short written evaluation (20%); essay (60%)

Module leader

Dr Jawiria Naseem 

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