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.
Not all courses are offered each term.Winter 2024 registration opens November 27, 2023. Spring 2024 registration opens February 26, 2024.
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, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates
Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery