This new series provides books that will help all early years professionals to recognise and understand specific special needs conditions and to provide appropriate inclusive activities. Most early years groups will at some point include children who have medical difficulties or conditions. This book will help all early years professionals to recognise and understand such difficulties and to provide inclusive activities. It will also help them to keep in touch with children who are ill at home or in hospital, in order to help them to continue to feel included. There is advice on the legal requirements of handling special needs, including information on the Code of Practice for special needs and ideas for working with parents and outside agencies. There are six chapters of practical activities linked to all six areas of the Early Learning Goals. These show how medical difficulties can be supported in an inclusive approach that involves all children in the group. A section of supporting photocopiable activities are included and there is information on further sources of help and information. .Series covers all areas of special educational needs .Practical support for identifying and supporting needs .
Carefully linked to requirements of new Code of Practice for Special Educational Needs .Practical activity ideas based on the Early Learning Goals .Ideas for working with parents .Time-saving photocopiable sheets .Information on useful resources