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Identity, Inclusion and Living with Disability CPPD

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Course overview

The module is concerned with the lived experience of disability and/or deafness. Consideration is given to the broad spectrum of disability and deafness across the life course. Reference is made to the human ecology of development and participation at the level of the individual, community and society.

As students from speech and language therapy, education and other relevant educational backgrounds, you are encouraged to critically review your own professional work and to generate new ways of promoting inclusive practice and research.

Module dates

Dates: TBC

This module is not running again in the current academic year. New dates will be available in August of 2019. Please register your interest to be contacted.



Prerequisite knowledge

Non EEA students can only apply as part of a programme, not as a stand-alone module.

  • A first or upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, or the Licentiate Diploma of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • A current professional registration with a relevant professional/statutory body or equivalent
  • At least two years' relevant clinical experience working as a Speech and Language Therapist or a teacher of people with speech, language and communication needs and/or learning disabilities (where relevant)
  • A satisfactory academic reference and/or a satisfactory clinical reference.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English, the following qualification is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Module leaders

  • Dr Fiona Kyle

    Fiona Kyle is a developmental psychologist specialising in literacy development in typical and atypical populations. She joined City University London in 2013 after previously working at the University of Cambridge, University of Jyvaskyla, UCL and University of Bedfordshire.

    Fiona is a Chartered Psychologist who joined the Division in October ...