Special Needs




 
Special Needs QQI 5 (Fetac)

Wed 7.30-9.30 
10 weeks
Price: €180

This component/minor award is aimed at people who wish to pursue a career in Childcare or as a Special Needs Assistant. This is not a Full Childcare Award.


Unit 1:
  • History of special needs services in Ireland
  • Current legislation summary of main points
  • International policy to children with special needs.

 

Unit 2:

  • Physical Special Needs – Diagnosis, Treatment, Associated Conditions, Implications for the child and their family.
  • Learning Disabilities – Diagnosis, Treatment, Associated Conditions, Implications for the child and their family.
  • Language used in relation to special needs.

 

Unit 3:

  • What support is available locally and nationally
  • The role of the Special Needs Assistant
  • Role of the multidisciplinary team
  • Description of different learning and therapy programmes
  • Key elements – Good practice: Confidentiality & Independence.
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