Infant/Toddler Health and Special Needs

ECE-225 : Infant/Toddler Health and Special Needs

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Early Childhood Development
Subject:
Early Childhood Development
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course involves the study of policies, guidelines, and procedures of providing high quality care in safety, health, nutrition, and special needs for children from birth to age three. Topics include creating and maintaining safe indoor/outdoor learning environments, emergency response procedures, promoting health and preventing illnesses, providing and fostering good nutrition, and recognizing, understanding, and supporting children with special needs. Developmentally appropriate materials, practices, and activities are discussed as they relate to infant toddlers' safety, health, nutrition and needs.