CDEV 41F Serving Children with Special Needs in Family Child Care (1)
Credit, Degree Applicable
An overview of the range of developmental differences of children with special needs with an emphasis on the role of the family child care provider in designing environments to accommodate special needs; sharing community support strategies and resources for families; and in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Understand the role of the family child care provider in accommodating all children.
- Outcome 2: Demonstrate knowledge of Title 22 Licensing Requirements for Family Child Care relating to non-discrimination policies and the provision of services.
- Outcome 3: Recognize key indicators for quality home child care environments.
- Outcome 4: Develop strategies to improve the accessibility and appropriateness of family child care environments and curriculum for children with special needs.
- Outcome 5: Increase awareness of the role of community service agencies in providing assessment, diagnosis and on-going support to children with special needs and their families.
- Outcome 6: Examine the principles of culturally competent and anti-bias settings for all children.