You are required to produce a record of your learning of topics in Special Needs and Special Needs Assisting. This record should describe your learning on:
The following will guide your discussion:
1. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989)
2. The EPSEN Act (2004)
3. The Disability Act (2005)
4. The Equal Status Act (2009)
Your record should your learning of how to work effectively with children with disabilities, using any experience you may have and challenges faced. If there is no direct experience in special needs, use your knowledge of theory to inform your description.
Write a reflection of your learning, both class\study based and any practical experience of working with children, their parents, and colleagues.
Introduction, stating aims & rationale
Your learning about different special educational needs. (how classified, examples of categories, any experience you have of working with a disability)