This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in early childhood. Participants will learn about the signs and symptoms of ASD, as well as strategies for supporting children with ASD in the early years. The course will cover topics such as communication, social interaction, and behavioral challenges, as well as strategies for working with families and caregivers to promote the development of children with ASD. Through a combination of lectures, case studies, and interactive activities, participants will develop the knowledge and skills needed to effectively support young children with ASD in a variety of settings, including early childhood education, home-based intervention, and community programs. This course is ideal for professionals working in the field of early childhood education, as well as parents and caregivers of young children with ASD.
An overview of the key principles and practices of the Reggio Emilia approach, including the role of the teacher, the importance of the environment, and the value of children's "hundred languages."
Hands-on activities and case studies that allow participants to apply the principles of the Reggio Emilia approach in a practical setting.
An exploration of the importance of collaboration and communication in the Reggio Emilia classroom, and how to create a supportive and nurturing environment that promotes children's learning and development.