This key child care textbook gives a broad overview of special education needs (SEN) in early years childcare (children aged 0-8), based on the legal framework and the Code of Practice for this field of care provision. Since all nurseries have children with SEN, this is a CORE subject for all child care courses at all levels. It is also a core area for continuing practice assessments for qualified staff.
• NVQ-linked textbook to cover special needs in the early years. The book contains exercises and examples of training materials that can be used by NVQ students for portfolio building as well as by tutors to engage students in activities to develop their knowledge and understanding of the subject. It refers to current legislation and Code of Practice for this field of child care provision.
• It provides interactive exercises and reflection throughout the text. This aims to establish a level of underpinning knowledge on the subject. It is well illustrated and referenced, ensuring the book is particularly useful to all its readers.
• It also makes use of scenarios to aid reflective practice and study. Therefore providing a clearer understanding of the issues involved. Written by a team of highly regarded childcare educationalists who are well placed to know the learning needs of child care students.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
Table of Contents
What are special educational needs?
Understanding the framework for special educational provision
The code of practice
Documents relating to practice
Monitoring childrens development
Assessment and recording
Collaboration with other professionals
An inclusive curriculum
Individual Education Plans