Asperger's Syndrome is a fairly new diagnosis, this course provides an overview and diagnostic information as well as basic intervention strategies for children diagnosed with Apserger's Syndrome.
Have you ever wished you had a map to use when caring for a child with AD/HD? Travel through this course in discovery of the myths and facts of AD/HD and successful strategies for inclusion of children with AD/HD in child care settings.
In this course, you will examine the key characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorder and get the tools you need to more effectively include a child with Autism in your child care setting. Included in this comprehensive study are myths and facts about Autism as well as practical strategies to implement in your program.
Childhood is often seen as a happy-go-lucky time when there are no worries or cares, just a long stretch of play, make-believe, and endless possibilities. However, the reality of childhood is that children experience times of stress and upheaval that leaves them feeling anxious and unsure. Because of this, children need a sense of safety and security from their primary caregivers. Some children will be anxious more than others and for different reasons. All children need consistency and nurturance by people close to them in order to feel secure in an often insecure world. Some level of anxiety is a normal part of growing up for most children.
This course describes the characteristics of Sensory Processing Disorder and how it may impact young children in child care programs.
Children have unique sensory preferences and sometimes those preferences can interfere with learning, social growth, and may result in challenging behaviors.
Strategies for inclusion will be presented as well as resources to share with parents.