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Child Growth and Developement, Birth to Age Eight - including Special Needs

The course overviews typical and atypical development from birth through age eight including: theories of development, implications of atypical development on play/learning, understanding early childhood development within an ecological framework, and exploring what brain research tells about the early years. Knowledge of predictable sequences of growth and change in children provides a framework from which teachers prepare the learning environment and plan appropriate experiences for both individuals and groups. 10-hours of clinical experience.

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