Supporting Children with Additional Needs in Early Childhood

This course focuses on the inclusion of children with a diverse range of needs in early childhood programs. It is designed for qualified and unqualified staff and students as well as others associated with early childhood education and care.

An increasing number of children with developmental delay, disabilities and other special needs are participating in community based early childhood programs.

Topics covered

  • What is inclusion?
  • Working in a team
  • Strategies for including children with additional needs
  • Communicating with and supporting parents
  • Supporting Children's Communication competence.

Duration

One day of seven hours

When and where

This course is not available in 2020. Please contact us on 9905 2700 if you would like to discuss tailoring this course for group delivery.

Cost

Please contact us for further information on course fees.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Assessment

Your presenter will identify a variety of practical tasks during the course.

Recognition

This course references the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST): 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 4.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4 and 7.3.

You will receive a Certificate of Completion from the Faculty of Education, Monash University.

Professional Recognition

This workshop can contribute to the special needs professional development requirements for VIT registration.