The Guide to ADA and Special Needs

Chapter 1

The Guide to ADA and Special Needs

Goal: to understand how to accommodate children with special needs and the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)



Table of Contents

  1. The American Disabilities Act (ADA)
  2. Disabilities
  3. Health and Safety Issues
  4. Education
  5. Available Resources


Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • explain the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  •  name disabilities that fall under the ADA
  • discuss health and safety needs
  • list available resources to child care provider



NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.