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Understanding and Supporting Inclusion

Developing strategies and plans for inclusive and accessible learning environments for children with additional needs in a childcare centre.

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This essay discusses the importance of creating an inclusive environment for children in child care centers. It also provides recommendations for improving child care practices.

Understanding and Supporting Inclusion

Developing strategies and plans for inclusive and accessible learning environments for children with additional needs in a childcare centre.

   Added on 2023-03-31

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Running head: UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTING INCLUSION
Understanding and Supporting Inclusion
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Introduction:
The children Centre is situated in the western suburb has license for the 40 children and is
government funded. There are 12 children who are two years old. It is a non-profit Centre where
children of age three years and above are taken care of. Children are provided with the facility to grow
their vegetables on the garden. They sometimes share their harvested vegetables with their families. It is
situated within the mid-low socioeconomic zone. The children care centre is a close-knit community and
extremely supportive. It is also situated close to the local community centre where the facilities of health
care, library and sports are included.
Among all the children, there are 5 children who needs special attention which are discussed
below:
Abby: Abby is 4.5 years old and likes to interact with adult on one-on-one situation and is also
interested in animals especially peppa pig. She was moved from her current children care centre due to
her disorderly behavior. Her observed language skill is more than her age and she also started reading at
home. Due to her disruptive behavior, she also had an assessment of psychologist.
Jason: Jason is 4.5 years old and a vivacious child who loves to wrestle and jokes with other
children of the kindergarten. He also started verbalizing few words such as, dad, mum love and fishing.
Jason is diagnosed with Down syndrome disease. He had a supportive and large family. He loves
avengers characters and playing with iPad.
Amos: Amos is 3.5 years old and has just moved from Melbourne from the china. Amos has
problem with English but is extremely fluent in his native language which is mandarin. He loves outdoor
games and lies getting dressed up.
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Sienna: sienna who is 3 years old is nonverbal but loves listening to music. When any change
occur in her surrounding, she gets extremely disturbed which leads to outburst and started crying. She is
attached with one of the assistants and needs her whenever she gets depressed.
Julie: Julie who is 1 year old has just started appearing at the children care centre. She loves
interacting with the other child of the health care centre, but tries to avoid loud noises as she gets
depressed by such noises. Her parents feels anxious with the idea of sending her to the child care centre
for her nutrition and care and hence requires constant updates.
This essay deals with the preparation of inclusive environment for the children so that each and
every children can get best child care irrespective of their abilities. Recommendation to improve the
child care Centre is also discussed.
Discussion:
Inclusive environment is referred to as the environment where all the members is treated with
respect and is connected with other children (Care, 2015). Each and every member should be involved in
the formation of the group and goal should be achieved. In the child care center, all the children with
and without disabilities are taken care of (Soukakou et al., 2014). They should be encouraged to take
part in daily routines, places and activities. Specialized children as mentioned above are implanted
among the routines of the settings. Educators are the one who sees that each and every child of the
kindergarten gets all the facilities irrespective of their abilities (Block et al., 2014). Educators have the
responsibility to create an inclusive environment for the children that focusses on their abilities, needs
and their interests. To incorporate the inclusion, it us important for the educator to involve in certain
requirements that can help the child in getting best care (Venninen et al., 2014). For example in the case
of Jason, he is suffering from Down syndrome and hence needs special attention and care. The patient
suffering from Down syndrome have language disability. They cannot speak properly and also have
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