Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Education
Lecture Code CC134004 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 肢体不自由指導法I
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Instructional Methods for Children with Physical Disabilities I
フナバシ アツヒコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Fri9-10:EDU L206
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
Lectures and Exercises
face-to-face(sometimes Teams will be used)
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students Students of Faculty of Education Cluster 1, Program in Special Needs School Teacher Education
Keywords Children with birth defect, motor function, DOHSA HOU, activities of daily living ( ADL), SDG_04
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Special Support School Teacher Education
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Having knowledge and understanding of teaching methods practiced in special needs education. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The purpose of this course is for students to learn knowledge and techniques regarding instruction for children with physical disabilities, including how to touch and hold their body, how to move their body as psychology aid, instruction of things related to the children’s day-to-day life. The course includes practical learning.  
Class Schedule Lesson1: Definition and characteristics of physical impairments and assessment of motor functions

Lesson12: Medical rehabilitation( motor function training and prosthetic limbs)

Lesson3: Basic assistance skills and postural maintenance

Lesson4: DOHSA HOW and psychological rehabilitation

Lesson5: DOHSA HOU (1): Experiencing communication movement issues

Lesson6: DOHSA HOU (2): Experiencing relaxation movement issues

Lesson7: DOHSA HOU (3): Experiencing issues with movement to respond to external factors

Lesson9: Instruction and assistance of activities of daily living ( ADL) (1):Overview and Evaluation methods

Lesson9:Instruction and assistance of activities of daily living ( ADL) (2): Eating and activities on the desk

Lesson10: Instruction and assistance of activities of daily living ( ADL) (3): Excretion, bathing, and gowning

Lesson11: Instruction and assistance of activities of daily living ( ADL) (4): Communication and assistant devices

Lesson12:  Instruction and assistance of activities of daily living ( ADL) (5): Transfer and outing

Lesson13: Points to keep in mind concerning perception characteristics when teaching school subjects

Lesson14: ICF(International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health) and objective-oriented approach

Lesson15: Utilization of social resources and collaboration among relevant organizations
Handouts will be distributed when needed.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handouts, Movies(videos/PC/other image data)
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review what you learned in the lesson well and prepare for the next lesson.
Grading Method Students will be evaluated based on attendance (15%) and reports(85%).
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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