Case Study: child receiving early intervention


For this assignment, you will write a case study about the child receiving early intervention and/or early childhood special education. Focus on the child as a whole and observe how the disability affects his/her learning in school.  Write about their development in each of the 5 developmental domains and where the child stands in relation to the typical developmental milestones at that age for each developmental domain. Be specific about what the child can and cannot do.

Five (5) developmental domains: Cognitive, Communication, Social-emotional, Physical, and Adaptive Development.  To the best extent possible, include the following information:  Age/gender/physical description Medical history Family background (Suspected) disability/delay Developmental domains Any other pertinent information Since each observation experience is different, some of you may not be privy to all of the information above.  Do your best and support your thinking with evidence.   MLA 500 word essay 

Use the following sites for information about typical age-appropriate developmental milestones:  Center for Parent Information and Resources – Disabilities  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC’s Developmental Milestones – Ages & Stages  American Speech-Language-Hearing Association – How Does Your Child Hear and Talk? University of Michigan Health – Developmental Milestones  First Signs – Hallmark Developmental Milestones  Guidelines  Essay assignments should conform to MLA format and cite the associated reading/resource.  Use a 12-point font. Use double spacing, so there is room for me to write comments. Include your last name in the filename (example: Unit-1 AS1 Smith.)  It should be a Word (.doc or .docx) format file