Unit 3.13: Support children with additional needs

This unit is part of the Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. Understand biological, environmental and developmental factors which may result in children needing additional support
    1. Define the terms: biological, environmental
    2. Analyse the impact of biological factors on children’s development
    3. Analyse the impact of environmental factors on children’s development
    4. Analyse the impact of the stage of development on children’s learning
    5. Describe factors which affect children’s development in the: short term, long term
  2. Understand how personal experiences, values and beliefs impact on the role of the Early Years practitioner
    1. Analyse how personal experiences, values and beliefs impact on the professional practice of the Early Years practitioner
  3. Understand the principles of inclusive practice
    1. Identify the requirements of current legislation in relation to inclusive practice
    2. Explain the medical and social models of disability
    3. Evaluate inclusive practice in relation to current frameworks for children from birth to 7 years
  4. Understand the role of early intervention in partnership working
    1. Identify children’s additional needs in relation to expected stages of development
    2. Describe the reasons for early intervention when meeting children’s additional needs
    3. Explain strategies for early intervention
    4. Evaluate the principles of working in partnership with others to meet children’s additional needs
  5. Be able to support the additional needs of children
    1. Identify the individual needs of children in own setting
    2. Plan activities in partnership with others to meet children’s additional needs
    3. Work in partnership with others to provide activities to meet children’s additional needs
    4. Work with parents/carers in a way which encourages them to take an active role in their child’s play, learning and development
    5. Reflect on own practice in meeting children’s additional needs
  6. Be able to critically evaluate the provision for children with additional needs in own setting
    1. Critically evaluate the provision for children with additional needs in own setting

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