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This is a time when most children are “separating from one-to-one care for the first time” (Rosenberg, n/d) going from the caretaker at home to an outside environment. One important characteristic of an early childhood program would be one that promotes safety. A quality program ensures physical and emotional safety is a top priority. The layout of the facility is one that would provide easy supervision of the children as well as easy access. Ma... ... middle of paper ... ...promote safety, learning, socialization, and family involvement.
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From the first day a child is born, parents are there to nurture their child, to support them as they grow and develop. There is a lot to learn about raising a child under normal circumstances, but when a child has special needs parents must learn this whole new language of medical and special education terms (Overton, 2005). Parents enter this new world where navigating for the best interest of their child is riddled with challenges and obstacles that they need to somehow overcome. This is especially true when parents are dealing with the special education program in their child’s school. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires parental involvement in the education of children with disabilities (Smith, Hilton, Murdick, & Gartin, 2005).