Early Intervention Special Instructor
To create environments for young children to facilitate the development of the whole child; to integrate social, play, motor, communication, self-help, cognitive and behavioral skills; and to enhance children’s self concept, creativity and independence.
- Explore the natural environments of the children they serve in search of the routines, activities, and places that offer learning and practice opportunities
- Design and implement educational and supportive services that are developmentally appropriate and appropriate for the specific needs of EACH individual child
- Identify discipline specific needs in young children and make referrals to other appropriate professionals
- Plan and implement family support services that reflect family priorities/routines/outcomes
- Modify and adapt materials/activities that enable children with specific disabilities to participate in play and daily activities
- Integrate information from other disciplines
- Integrate services for young children with developmental delays/special needs into mainstream early childhood education programs and daycares
- Develop or improve the following: concept development, compensatory skills, emerging pre-linguistic skills, early language skills, self help skills, positive social relationships, perceptual and motor skills and beginning literacy skills
- Monitor all areas of development and refer for consultations by additional professionals as needed.