The development of disabled children

Competences to be exercised

  • Understanding how abandonment and disabilities are related
  • Understanding what is important in working with children who are disabled.
  • How to minimize the consequences of disabilities on the child’s function.
  • How to break down prejudices concerning disabilities

Theme of the session
In this training session you are going to work with how to understand and work with children with disabilities.
Aims of the session
The aim of this session is to make a work plan for how to work with children who have physical or mental disabilities.

This small clip is part of a longer video, where a family from the Netherlands tell about getting an adopted child from an orphanage in Romania. The circumstances can very well be compared to your situation as a foster parent.