Including Children with Special Needs Courses

Learn more about the topic of including children with special needs in one of the child care provider training courses below. Understand the topic of inclusion, as well as how to modify existing materials and activities for children with different developmental and functional needs.

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Strategies for Caring for Preschool and School-Age Children with Challenging Behaviors

This course is designed to help child care providers and directors learn how to create an inclusive child care environment for all children. During this course, we learn why children use challenging behavior, what you can do to prevent it, and how to effectively respond when prevention is not enough.

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Strategies for Caring for Preschool and School-Age Children with Sensory Integration Issues

This course is designed to help child care providers and directors learn how to create an inclusive child care environment for children. In this course, we explore how sensory processing, sensory integration, and sensory processing disorders can affect a child’s daily activities and overall development.

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Strategies for Helping Preschool and School-Age Children Develop Self-Help Skills in the Inclusive Child Care Setting

This online course offers an overview of self-help development in preschool and school-age children, and ways you can actively promote these skills. We will discuss best practices related to self-help skill development, and ideas for modifying self-care routines to meet the needs of children with disabilities.

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Strategies for Partnering with Families of Children with Special Needs

During this 2-hour course, we will address challenges faced by parents of a child with a disability, discuss effective communication strategies, explore ways parents can participate in your program, and identify strategies for gaining support for inclusion from parents of children who do not have disabilities.

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Strategies for Partnering with Parents of Children with Special Needs

The purpose of this course is to explore various aspects of building partnerships between early childhood professionals and parents of children with special needs. Participants will learn about different challenges, effective communication strategies, and ways to gain support from parents of children without disabilities.

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Supporting Positive Peer Interactions in Inclusive Child Care Settings

All children, regardless of ability, benefit when they are fully involved in programs that facilitate positive interactions between their peers and caring adults. The purpose of this course is to explore strategies that will help child care professionals promote positive social interactions among all children in their care.

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Supporting the Establishment of Strong Peer and Adult-Child Relationships in the Inclusive Child Care Environment

All children, regardless of ability, benefit when they are actively involved in programs that encourage positive interactions with peers and caregivers. The purpose of this course is to learn strategies to promote positive social interactions among all children, including those with disabilities and other special needs.

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