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Meeting the needs of children and families


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Meeting the needs of children and families

  1. 1. Meeting the Needs of Children and Families Student Name: DanYun Chen (Vivian) Student Number: 300541824 Instructor: Chris Cadieux Course Code: ECEP-233 Due Date: week 9 Centennial College
  2. 2. Scenario Needs of the Child and FamilyYou are working as an ECE in  OHIP (Ontario Healthy Insurancea preschool room. Jose (age Plan) to access to the optometrist4) is a child with low vision  Agency for child to access to thewho has just started in your rehabilitationroom. Jose has just moved toToronto. He had been in a  After school programchildcare center in Winnipeg  Detail explanation of day care’sbefore his father was inclusive learning system to adapttransferred. Jose is an only children’s needschild in a two-parentfamily, both parents work.Jose’s parents ask you aboutservices in the Toronto area.
  3. 3. Low Vision“Children are Low vision is a loss ofcharacterized as having eyesight that make dailydisabilities, delays or tasks difficult. Thedisorders in the areas of person with low visionphysical, social, intellectual, communicative, em cannot read at normalotional, and /or viewing distance evenbehavioural with eyedevelopment” (Reading glasses, contactPackage, Children with lenses, medicine orSpecial Needs). surgery. (Reading Package, Visual Impairment)
  4. 4. The Modification of physical environment adjust the lighting in the classroom provide magnifier for the child to use in the classroom use black felt tip pens for drawing and pre-writing activities Keep the classroom organized and dependable provide books with object in it
  5. 5. Teaching Strategiesuse tactile activities andas many hands-onexperiences forward chaining “childlearns first step, 2nd stepin order until they learnthe whole task”(inclusion, week 8&9) use audio tapes to signalthe transitionsuse descriptive words
  6. 6. The agencies provide support for family Canada National Institute For the Blind (CNIB) Website: is a nationwide agency and has office at different locations of each province provide community-based support and knowledge to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have confidence, skills and opportunities to live independently (Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 2011)
  7. 7. The End… Thank You!