Additional support needs can be both long and short-term, or can simply refer to the help a child needs in getting through a difficult period. Additional support needs can also arise due to a disability, health, learning environment, family circumstances or social and emotional factors.
Read more about:
- Getting to know a child – one of the most important first steps to meeting their individual needs
- Finding out what information is already available about the child
- How to gather information from ongoing observations and assessments as you play and interact together