Children with Disabilities (CCHC Trainees)

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

This 2-hour course is designed for Child Care Health Consultants (CCHCs) to gain knowledge about the care of children with special needs. CCHCs train early childhood professionals on the uniqueness of children, inclusive indoor and outdoor environments, and center policies to accommodate children with special needs.

THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THE IN-PERSON PORTION OF THE CHILD CARE HEALTH CONSULTANT TRAINING PROGRAM. If you want to learn more about the Child Care Health Consultant program visit their website at http://www. texasaeyc. org/programs/healthy_child_care_texas. A recent study by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau discovered that over 9 million children under age 18 in the U. S. have special needs. Many of these children are enrolled in child care settings; therefore, it is important for child care providers to have a good understanding of the issues related to the inclusion of children with special needs in their programs. This 2-hour course is designed to help Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) trainees learn how they can assist child care providers in providing high quality care for children with special needs.

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