You are required to complete a 12-page report for parents of a primary school, which will promote the role of the SNA. Structure your report using tasks 1-5 below.
NB: Do not supply any personal which would identify an individual in your assessment e.g. real name etc. Names and any other personal information should be changed/abbreviated.
TASK 1: Explain the role and benefits of Special Needs assisting. Outline the difference between Integration and Inclusion.
TASK 2: Describe how current legislation impacts on the provision of special needs education in Ireland.
TASK 3: Describe the educational options in Ireland, which are available for people with special educational needs.
TASK 4: Outline two theories, and two Curricula, and how these may be used to support those with special needs.
TASK 5: Outline the role and purpose of IEPs and the importance of the multidisciplinary team in devising Individual Education Plans.
You are required to provide assistance for an individual with special education needs. As part of this, you are required to organize a specific learning opportunity for that individual. This assessment is based on the 20 hours of assistance you provided.
NB: Do not supply any personal information which would identify an individual in your assessment e.g. real name etc. Names and any other personal information should be changed/abbreviated.
TASK 1: Describe the special educational needs of the child in the setting you are assisting and outline the role of the multidisciplinary team.
TASK 2: Identify sources of ‘challenging behaviour’ in the setting. Evaluate a range of behavior management techniques and their suitability to your setting.
TASK 3: Identify Interventions, assistance and supports that are suitable to aid the teacher with curriculum implementation for the child you are assisting.
TASK 4: Organise a Learning Opportunity to promote independence and responsibility for the child you are assisting. Identify the skills you used to carry out the activity.
TASK 5: Use strategies for dealing with stressors during your work placement. Reflect on how effective they were in relieving stress.
TASK 6: Reflect on your own attitude to Separation, Integration, and Inclusion; and if whether it has changed following work placement.
As confirmed in the Personal Learning Plan you nominated Supervisor / Manager is required to complete a report based on their observation of the 20 hours completed and reported on for this assessment. Please provide them with the guidelines and report located on the following pages. The completed report must be scanned and uploaded with this assessment.
Please be advised that your Tutor will not be able to review and assess your submission until both the written element and the completed report have been uploaded. Supervisor report You must not disclose any identifying information on any child/children.