For children with disabilities, an inclusive early childhood program provides belonging, acceptance and developmentally appropriate practices. This workshop will provide participants on the needs of children with disabilities and practical strategies to ensure that the child with disability has access to and participates in all activities.
Introduction to l disabilities
Types of disabilities (e.g. ASD, ADHD, ID, dyslexia and auditory processing disorder)
Needs of children with disabilities
Strategies for enabling engagement of children with disabilities
Who should attend:
Staff supporting children in childcare centres, early childhood settings, primary schools, Key workers, teachers, childcare workers, NDIS coordinators/managers, program managers and Allied Health professionals
Dolly Bhargava is a speech pathologist with a Masters in Special Education. She works with children, adolescents and adults with a range of disabilities in a variety of settings such as family homes, childcare centres, preschools, schools, and corrective services. She provides consultancy and training services on a range of issues relating to communication, behaviour management, literacy, emotional literacy, vocation and social skills both nationally and internationally. She has authored a number of books and developed apps to extend knowledge and skills of people supporting individuals with disabilities. For more information, visit www.dollybhargava.com and www.behaviourzen.com