Micro-credential Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, learners should be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of inclusion and some of the concerns and challenges concerning inclusion within educational settings

  • Examine the Rights of the Child and relevant legislation, including support programs available in Ontario

  • Analyze exceptionalities and one’s attitudes, perspectives and thoughts concerning exceptionalities

  • Examine the importance of establishing healthy partnerships with families, colleagues, children and other social service organizations as it relates to inclusivity and early identification

  • Plan inclusive environments that meet the learning and developmental needs of children with exceptionalities

  • Recognize common assistive technologies that are often used by children with exceptionalities

Micro-credential Overview

In this micro-credential, learners will be provided with a brief introduction to working with children and youth who display categories of exceptionalism. This course is designed for students interested in studying exceptionalities for the first time.  It is expected that students will acquire knowledge of the inclusive approach and legislation, the importance of partnerships, the role of the early childhood educator as well as the process of early identification. A preview of strategies that can be used when working with children in an inclusive environment will also be presented for reflection.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 


    1. Welcome

    2. Learner Introductions

    3. Learner Resources and Supports

    4. Technology Requirements

    5. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    6. Navigation

    7. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    8. Technical Discussion Forum

    9. Frequently Asked Questions

    10. Help & Contact Information

    1. Welcome and Micro-credential Information

    2. Micro-credential Description

    3. Learning Outcomes

    4. Outline and Learning Plan

    1. Lesson 1: Overview

    1. Lesson 2: Introduction and the Inclusive Approach

    1. Lesson 3: Legislation

    1. Lesson 4 Exceptionalities

About this course

  • $199.99
  • 29 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content


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