Identifying Children with Special Needs (for teachers)
Early Childhood Educators are sometimes the first people to recognize the possibility of a child having a special need. Learn about the preschool teacher’s role in being a liaison between parents and the world of special needs resources.
Discussion will include information on different types of delays and disorders along with guidelines to support the child and family.
Presented By: Sylvia Ford M.A.,
Early Childhood Consultant
Sylvia has been working with children and families in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 30 years. She conducts educational seminars and provides many other services for parents, including private consultations that give parents information on child development. Sylvia specializes in working with preschool staffs, helping teachers to improve environments, activities, discipline techniques etc.
She also conducts child observations in order to help families and schools better understand difficult behaviors and developmental norms of individual children. As a member of the faculty at Skyline College, Sylvia has been teaching courses in early childhood education since 1996.
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