Ó Fiaich Institute

SOF13 - Children with Additional Needs (Level 5)

Category: Childhood Care and Education QQI Level 5
Course SOF13  - Children with Additional Needs (Level 5)
Duration 10 Weeks
Cost €265.00
Night Wednesday 6.00pm - 9.30pm
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 Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to: 

  1. Explore the history of special needs in Ireland
  2. Examine the Legislation and Policy development relating to children with additional needs
  3. Outline a range of special needs conditions and impairments relating to children
  4. Discuss a range of roles, responsibilities and support services available to children with additional needs
  5. Use a range of approaches in interactions with children with special needs
  6. Apply good practice with children with additional needs
  7. Plan developmentally appropriate activities mindful of the safety, welfare and well-being of all children
  8. Learn to take responsibility for own learning within a multidisciplinary team evaluating processes which lead to cooperation and effective communication within the team
  9. 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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