This course is about caring for and educating children (and youth) with severe to profound intellectual disability. We use the idea of 'circles' to position the child at the center of the many levels of support needed. Around the child are circles of care and education - such as the parents, family, friends, caregivers, educators, health care workers and others such as neighbors, business owners and community members. Each one has an important role to play in the life of a person with an intellectual disability and can be seen as a caregiver and educator. Although this course is aimed particularly at caregivers who work at a special centre or in a private home, each person in the circle of care and education plays a valuable role and will find the course useful.
Severe to Profound Intellectual Disability: Circles of Care and EducationUniversity of Cape Town
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TOP REVIEWS FROM SEVERE TO PROFOUND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY: CIRCLES OF CARE AND EDUCATION
It gets you motivated to be the voice of those who can't speak for themselves. You learn a lot about the environment and the system of children with severe to profound intellectual disability
This course was interesting, engaging, and informative. As a pre-health student, I have learned a lot that will be helpful in my future pursuits.
Interesting and thought-provoking content for those already knowledgeable of this field and for those less experienced in this area.
This course covers many areas that are very valuable in the care and education of those with severe to profound Intellectual disabilities. The information provided was very valuable.
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