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Kailei cheng meeting the needs of children and families

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Kailei cheng meeting the needs of children and families

  1. 1. Centennial College ECEP 233-002Meeting the Needs of Children and Families (Part one) Professor: Chris Cadieux Student: Kailei Cheng Due Date: March 18, 2012
  2. 2. Introducation to the Child and FamilyIntroducation:• a boy (8 years old) with Aspergers syndrome• his Mom is a single Mom and has a full-time jobNeeds:• find a summer program as school is closed• a program the Mom can afford it• the program is welcomed & inclusive for child with Aspergers syndrome• counselling & specialist
  3. 3. Introduction to the Individual Special Need• Tom is a child with Aspergers syndrome• what is Aspergers Syndrome? It is an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)• video-- a child with Aspergers syndrome Youtube Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4HC-XjP05E&feature=rela
  4. 4. Meeting the Neesds in the Child Care Centre• modify physical environment arrange a quiet area for the child with Aspergers syndrome• teaching strategies use pictures to guide child during transition time help child improve self-esteem and social interaction• family-involved event celebrate childs birthday in child care center
  5. 5. Overview of Referred agency/agencies and resources• agency resource: "Geneva Center for Autism" website: http://www.autism.net/services/services-for-children/asperger→ they have "Asperger Sepcific Programs" which including "Asperger Series Workshops"& "Asperger Groups"→ contact them by Tel: (416) 322-7877
  6. 6. Contd• website resources:→ “Aspergers et al” http://aspergersetal.community.officelive.com/default.aspx Currently serving Ontario, this group provides hope, understanding and support to individuals and families affected by Asperger Syndrome and associated disorders.
  7. 7. Contd→ “Aspergers Society of Ontario” http://www.aspergers.ca/ The Aspergers Society was founded in 2000 by parents of children diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome and by dedicated, concerned professionals.• book resources:→ books dealing with Asperger Syndrome http://autismawarenesscentre.com/booksproducts/ asperger-syndrome?page=shop.browse&category_id=7
  8. 8. Contd• upcoming event resource: http://www.aspergers.ca/2012/02/new-aso-asperger-parent-su→ Topic: "Asperger Parent and Caregiver Support Group in Toronto" (April 18, 2012)
  9. 9. Self-Evaluation• See Notes Page
  10. 10. Reference List• See Notes Page

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