Course DescriptionFor 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.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Early Childhood Education, Advanced and Basic Core Program : Defined Elective - Electives
- Early Childhood Education, Advanced Core Program : Defined Elective - Electives
- Early Childhood Education, Basic Core Program : Electives
- Study Abroad at UCLA Program : Required, Required