Special Needs
A PITC Training Session
Session Format: 3-hour session, 30-40 participants, lecture, experiential learning activities, DVD, discussion
This session provides participants with information and techniques they can use to help infant care teachers become more knowledgeable about including infants and toddlers with special needs in group care as well as more comfortable with the idea. Participants examine their own attitudes toward inclusion and disabilities through engaging reflective activities. They also learn how to adapt toys, materials, and environments so that children with disabilities can use them effectively.
Related Module(s):
III Learning and Development
Related Resources:
Article Inclusion
Article The Importance of Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and their Families
Article The Outcomes of Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and their Families
Handout Linking the PITC Trainer Institute Sessions to Head Start Program Performance Standards and Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework
Handout Resource List - Special Needs - When Children Soar with the Wind
Handout The Training Strategies from When Children Soar with the Wind
Handout When Children Soar with the Wind
PowerPoint Special Needs