Special Education for Early Childhood
Not available in 2012
Previously offered in 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Develops understanding and skills for working in early childhood settings (0-8 years) with children with special needs. The course satisfies the New South Wales Government's requirement that a person seeking employment as a teacher in the NSW public education system must have completed a course containing special education content.
Upon the completion of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate:
1. awareness of the special needs of infants and young children within a variety of early childhood settings;
2. practical skills based on current research and proven practice in the field of early childhood special education; and
3. awareness of their personal responsibilities in the field of early childhood special education.
. the child with special needs and his/her family
. integration and inclusion/inclusive practices
. assessment and recognition of special needs
. program development, implementation and evaluation
. professional relationships between educators, parents and other professionals
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term