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    • Meeting the Needs ofChildren and Families: Part OneStudent Name: Yunfan JiangStudent No: 300620899Date: Mar 6, 2012
    • Lily and Her family 4 –year-old Lily has a severe hearing impairment Her first time in a childcare centre Parents are newcomers to Toronto Parents primarily speak Cantonese, English as the 2nd language Lily has an older brother aged 6 and a baby sister aged 6 months
    • Needs of Lily and Her familyNeeds of Lily: Possible separation anxiety Adapt to the environment and daily routine of center Communication with teachers and peers Hearing impairment treatment Inclusive program to facilitate her development in physical, cognitive, social, emotional & language Resource available in center Professional supporting services outside center (eg. professional hearing agency)
    • Needs of Lily and Her familyNeeds of family: Language barrier Totally strange surrounding environment Economical strains Looking for job Heavy housework Time limited Hearing test for the 6-month daughter Financially, emotionally and psychologically social support from community services
    • About Hearing ImpairmentDefinition Losing some hearing in one or both ears.Degree of severity Mild, Moderate, Severe and ProfoundTypes Conductive, Sensory, Mixed and NeuralCharacteristics of severe hearing impairment Can not hear any normal conversation and only a few sounds of loud speech. Problems with inner ear or connection from the cochlea to the brain. Can not filter out the background noise.
    • Meeting Needs within Childcare SettingModifications to the physical environmentEnsure good lightingUse photographs, pictures or other methods to convey informationKeep visual displayers and toys at eye level.Reduce the amount of noise in the classroomModify activities and materials
    • Meeting Needs within Childcare SettingTeaching strategiesAllow time for separation anxiety and transitionsMore observation, positive response and emotional support Use as many visual aids as possible to communicate with her positively and warmly Collaborate with parents and offer support Always face Lily and speak naturally and clearly Establish a procedure in case of an emergency.
    • Meeting Needs within Childcare SettingConsiderations within the larger group:Encourage a positive acceptance of Lily by other children.Make sure Lily to attend the group activities by adapting the activities to meet her needs.Facilitate collaboration between Lily and other children and reinforce social interactionEncourage Lily to express herself by sign languageLearn about related knowledge and adopt suggestions from audiologist
    • Referred Agencies and ResourcesCanadian Hearing Society Not-for-profit agency, the leading provider of services, products, and information for people with hearing impairment (www.chs.ca)Toronto Children’s Services Provide a broad range of child care services, including fee subsidy, family resources, special needs resourcing, etc. (ww.toronto.ca/children)Centre for Information & Community Services Provide a wide range of settlement programs and services for immigrants. (http://www.cicscanada.com)Family Drop-in Program Children (0-6 years) and their parents participate in creative and educational activities together. (http://www.bobrumball.org/BRCD/oeyc.html)
    • Bibliography1. Rena Shimoni, Joanne Baxter. Working with Families. Toronto: Pearson Canada Inc., 2008.2. Turecki, S., L. Tonner. The difficult Child. New York: Bantam, 1989.3. Inclusion of Children with Special Needs: Reading Package. “Hearing Impairments”4. Class notes5. http://www.hearing.com.au/digitalAssets/8911_1241584786681_H earing-impaired-child-in-the-classroom.pdf6. http://www.as.wvu.edu/~scidis/hearing.html#sect07. http://karenplumley.suite101.com/learning-difficulties-for-the- hearing-impaired-a841538. http://www.mydr.com.au/kids-teens-health/hearing-impairment- and-schoolchildren9. http://www.chs.ca10. http://ww.toronto.ca/children11. http://www.cicscanada.com12. http://www.bobrumball.org/BRCD/oeyc.html