Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Educational Sciences Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
Lecture Code WNB73500 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 重複障害指導法特論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Further Study in Education for Children with Multiple Disabilities
フナバシ アツヒコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Fri1-4:EDU C203
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
In addition to lectures, add exercise-style learning (sometimes Teams will be used) 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 07 : Education
Eligible Students A doctoral program (first semester) and a doctoral program (second semester)
Keywords Children with Multiple Disabilities, severe motor disabilities, Education and support for Multiple Disabilities, 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)
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
"The objective of this course is for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge of the objective, methods, and content of education for children with multiple disabilities, including psychological, physiological and pathological skills, curriculum, and instruction methods for them. Specifically, at the conclusion of this course students should be able to gain understanding of:
1) the definition of multiple disabilities and the basic knowledge of psychological, physiological, and pathological characteristics of multiple disorders,
2) the content and methods of education for children with multiple disabilities based on the School Education Act and other laws and regulations and the Curriculum Guidelines,
3) the current status and challenges of education for children with multiple disabilities, and
4) how education for children with multiple disabilities should be based on reports by the Central Council and others.
Class Schedule "Lesosn1:
Multiple disabilities and related disabilities.(Including Disscussions)

Explain the definition, basic knowledge of psychology, physiology and pathology


Multiplying of disabilities and special needs education
  Explain special needs school systems and others.(Including Disscussions)

Educational measures to respond to multiplying
  Explain based on council reports and others.(Including Disscussions)

Education for children with multiple disabilities according to the curriculum guideline
Explain exceptional items in the curriculum(Including Disscussions)

"Autonomous activities of children with multiple disabilities
Explain curriculum design and autonomous activities(Including Disscussions)

School-wide efforts
Explain curriculum design by course"(Including Disscussions)

Purpose and development of individual teaching plans
 ・Curriculum Guidelines and individual teaching plans(Including Disscussions)

Taking care of people with multiple disabilities, etc."(Including Disscussions)

Task setting, deciding instructional methods ' including diagnosis and evaluation'"(Including Disscussions)

Instructional methods and considerations(Including Disscussions)

Individual educational support plans(Including Disscussions)

Multiple disabilities and grasping actual conditions, developing a teaching plan, and evaluation of the outcomes and modifying the plan(Including Disscussions)

Case studyⅠ:Education for children with multiple disabilities

Case studyⅡ:Education for children with multiple disabilities

Case studyⅢ:Education for children with multiple disabilities

Vykuntaraju, KN, Cerebral Palsy and Early stimulation , JAYPEE BROTHERS MEDICAL PUBLISHERS, 2014
PC or AV used in
(More Details) Textbook, Handouts, Audio materials, Movies(videos/PC/other image data)
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Will be specified in every lesson.
Grading Method Students will be evaluated comprehensively based on writing exam and questions about lessons.
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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