This course provides information on caring for children with special needs in typical child care settings. The training helps increase the knowledge and comfort level of participants to enhance their ability to care for young children with disabilities in early childhood environments. It will discuss adaptations and modifications that will assist all children to participate in activities. This meets the DCFS requirement for early childhood providers in special care inclusion training. The course will provide 7 contact hours and/or 1/2 Gateways credential point.

Contact Hours: 7 hours     Gateways Content Areas: IRE (7 hours)     CDA Content Areas: 8 (7 hours)    ECE Competency Area: IRE4