Hours: Approved for 5 Quality Assured hours

Course Description: This course will introduce early childhood professionals working with young children of all abilities to the inclusive care and education model. This module will help early childhood professionals understand the philosophy and rationale for inclusion, including the legal requirements. Material will focus on the characteristics and principals of inclusive education along with learning strategies for working with families, who are critical partners in any inclusion effort. Through the process of examining current policies and practices providers will begin developing steps toward implementing more inclusion practices in their programs.

Competencies: Curriculum/Environment