Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Jan 28, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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EDUC 170 - First Start: Care of Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities


Provides an overview of a variety of disabling conditions and chronic illnesses that can afflict infants and toddlers. Students will learn about the care needs of these children, legal issues, parental issues, and child and family advocacy. This course will include sessions with health and education professionals from the community who specialize in specific disabling conditions. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Discuss how young children learn and develop in their social, emotional, and language areas.
  • Describe a variety of disabling conditions and chronic illnesses that can afflict infants and toddlers.
  • Identify special needs of infants and toddlers with disabilities and chronic conditions.
  • Apply appropriate care procedures in the areas of infection control and hand washing, skin care and diapering, nutrition and feeding, and First Aid for common child care incidents.
  • Organize a safe, secure, and loving environment according to the NAEYC standards.
  • Apply behavior management strategies in guiding infants and toddlers with special needs.
  • List resources of professionals, organizations, and community agencies that serve children with special needs.
  • Discuss NAEYC standards, legal issues, parental issues, and professional attitudes towards children with disabilities and chronic conditions.


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