CYW400 - Exceptionalities of Children & Youth
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|Last revision date||Oct 13, 2012 5:25:15 AM|
|Last review date||Oct 13, 2012 5:25:15 AM|
Exceptionalities of Children & Youth
This subject introduces the student to the characteristics, needs, and methods of assessment of children and youth who have special needs. The Child and Youth Worker student will consider the difficulty these children and youth have in realizing their full human potential and the methods that are employed that assist people in their attempts to be fully accepted. The student will also examine the changing attitudes in society toward people with challenges and will explore the position of the Child and Youth Worker as advocate
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
Upon completion of this subject, the learner will be able to:
1 Define "exceptionalities" as it pertains to children and
youth and consider the effect of such a label.
2 Consider the etiology of a range of conditions that can
affect children's learning and behavior.
3 Explain and summarize the role of the Child and Youth Worker in working with children, adolescents and young adults with:
i. intellectual disabilities
ii. speech and language difficulties
iii. learning disabilities
iv. hearing and visual impairments
v. social emotional and behavioral disabilities
vi. pervasive developmental disorders
Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.