Including Children with Special Needs in Typical Child Care, Preschool, and Kindergarten Programs

EDUC X 321.61
This online course is designed for early childhood professionals at all levels to create inclusive learning environments for young children with special needs and to comply with legislative requirements of ADA and IDEA.
Starting at $315.00
As few as 4 weeks

What you will learn.

  • Recognize when a young child requires professional intervention
  • Learn what public resources are available to support the child
  • Understand ADA and IDEA compliance requirements in caring for and educating young children with special needs
  • Prepare yourself to communicate effectively with families about developmental delays

About this course:

For early childhood professionals, this course is designed to assist teachers, caregivers, and directors to better understand and implement procedures and policies for inclusion of young children with special needs into typical child care, preschool, and kindergarten programs in compliance with Title III of the ADA and Sections B and H of the IDEA. Learn how to recognize when young children may have special needs that require professional help and what resources are available. Develop an increased understanding of children with special needs and their families and how to interact with them. Understand myths and fears surrounding children with special needs and how to facilitate healthy relationships between these children and their classmates. Applies toward Title 22 Regulations and Title 5 Child Development Permits; elective course for both Basic and/or Advanced Core Certificates.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses utilize a combination of in-person classroom meetings and online meetings.

Enrollment Closed
Instructor: Monica Hilario
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Please note this is a Spanish version of the course. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 03, 2019
Course Requirements
Course Reader: Alumnos Con Dificultades (Extractos)

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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