Chevron CollegeQQI Children With Additional Needs Module 5N2396

QQI Children With Additional Needs Module 5N2396

Chevron College
€ 295
2 months
Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

The purpose of the Children With Additional Needs module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs assisting capacity.


Learning Outcomes

Explore the history of special needs in Ireland

Examine the Legislation and Policy development relating to children with additional needs

Discuss strategies to ensure that a strong focus on play/recreation remains a core principle and a distinguishing characteristic of school age childcare settings

Outline a range of special needs conditions and impairments relating to children

Discuss a range of roles, responsibilities and support services available to children with additional needs

Use a range of approaches in interactions with children with special needs

Apply good practice with children with additional needs

Plan developmentally appropriate activities mindful of the safety, welfare and well-being of all children

Learn to take responsibility for own learning within a multidisciplinary team evaluating processes which lead to co-operation and effective communication within the team

Evaluate own practice to inform understanding relating to children with special needs, leading to an awareness of social, ethical and legal issues in relation to the education and care

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