Ta Level 2 204 Equality Diversity & Inclusion in Work with Children and Young People, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5

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TA level 2
Equality Diversity & Inclusion in work with children and young people, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5

Question 1 Case Study 1

1a) Who is being discriminated against?

Sally has been attending nursery school for three months. Both Sally and her family; who are travellers, are being discriminated against.

2a) What kind of discrimination is taking place?

The discrimination taking place for Sally and her family could be considered to be direct; Sally is being treated less favourably than her peers, associative; Sally comes from a travelling community & perceptive; expectations within the local community and key worker that Sally will move away from the area. Sally is also being denied equal opportunities.

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By providing each CYP or young person with the same opportunities, and access to high quality education, ensures that everyone is able to feel valued and with a sense of belonging, whilst still maintaining their own individuality. This platform allows a recognition, acceptance and celebration of both difference and similarity to occur. All professionals who work with children’s services, in whatever capacity, must share a common knowledge of the values and principles of inclusion, and the child must always be placed centrally within this practise.

Using the inclusive practise of the social model of disability, with the Special Educational Needs & Disability Act 2001, and SEN Code of Practise 2001, means that now, most children or young people with an SEN or disability are in mainstream school. Those children or young people with SEN or disability in mainstream school find that, in addition to a teaching assistant or support worker where necessary, legal requirements are such that reasonable adjustments are made to the school environment. The reasonable adjustments must remove barriers to enable full participation alongside fellow students in educational and social activities. The reasonable adjustments include the provision of ramps, lifts, rails, furniture and improved lighting to the physical environment.

In the classroom environment reasonable adjustment includes, providing information in different formats; larger print, audio tapes, cds,

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