Course description

This course will focus on supporting the development of children with diverse abilities within an inclusive environment. The Apprentice will describe best practices for creating early childhood environments that are inclusive of children with exceptionalities and implement a ‘child first’ approach. They will differentiate between a child’s progression along the continuum of development and their achievement of developmental milestones and define the process of early identification and intervention. In addition, the Apprentice will interpret current evidence based information pertaining to children with exceptionalities in order to design, implement and evaluate an inclusive early childhood learning experience following a “child first” approach.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: ECE1555 ECE1675
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery