Specialized Child Daycare

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Specialized daycares for disabled children Day-care plays a key role in the upbringing of a child. Disabled children should have their own specialized day-cares in order to get the full care needed. Many parents of disabled children face several challenges with finding a safe and welcoming day-care for their child. Quite a few day-cares and child services have difficulties dealing with a child with a disability due to the extra care and attention needed for the child. A child should never be neglected at a children’s day-care due to his or her disability, which can lead to the parents of the child being forced to stay home and take care of his or her, which will have many negative impacts on the child, family, and finances. The benefits of …show more content…
Many parents complain about the struggles of searching for a safe place or their child. In the article “DAY-CARE CENTERS MAKE CHANGES FOR DISABLED CHILDREN”, it states "Finding a good day care is often a headache. For parents of children with disabilities, it can be a nightmare. ' ' (1). Often times many caretakers working for daycares deny to accept a disabled child due to the fact they feel they are simply too much to handle. "Disabled children require a disproportionate amount of time, energy, and money. ' ' (Gottlieb, 4). Although disabled children do require extra attention and time most people have the misconception that they all are too much to handle. Often parents feel like their child will be left out of activities because of their disability. Specialized daycares would better accommodate the needs of every child and caregivers would have the special training to take care of each child properly. "A NSW government inquiry has been told the increasing number of children living with complex disabilities in the state are not receiving the support they and their families need." (Disabled Kids Not Getting Proper Care, Inquiry Told, 1) this shows there is an increase in the amount of special needs kids who are not getting the proper care each child needs. As the number increases more families and children are …show more content…
In the recent article “DAY-CARE CENTERS MAKE CHANGES FOR DISABLED CHILDREN.” it states "Some parents at Karasik have horror stories of how other day-care centers handled their children 's special needs." (5). The improper care of a disabled child due to the lack of experience could lead to many injuries. Some stories of special needs kids not in safe proper day care include "One mother found her two year old daughter crawling around in discomfort at her former day-care center because someone put the girl 's leg and foot braces on backwards.”(DAY-CARE CENTERS MAKE CHANGES FOR DISABLED CHILDREN, 6). Also "Deb Brailsford 's four year old girl uses a walker to get around. Brailsford remembers the day Taylor came home from daycare in tears." (DAY-CARE CENTERS MAKE CHANGES FOR DISABLED CHILDREN, 6). These stories show the importance of how caregivers need the proper training when dealing with special needs children. Each must learn the routine that each child must go through daily to make sure they are staying safe and well. Certain kids need special attention to stay safe and sometimes at a regular day care there is just not enough caregivers for each child of special needs to get the full attention and care needed. This is often the case when an injury occurs or a child is left unattended. In the article “Disabled Kids Not Getting Proper Care, Inquiry Told”, the author writes about a family struggling to fully take care of

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