IMH107 - Children with Diverse Abilities

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Subject Title
Children with Diverse Abilities

Subject Description
This course provides students with an overview of children's diverse abilities, with a focus on developmental differences.  Students will learn differentiated and universal strategies to support children and families with a wide range of exceptionalities.  The course will focus on supporting families to develop positive mental health for themselves and their infants.  

Credit Status
IMH 107 is a process course.  Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of face to face classes in order to be eligible to earn a passing grade.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the fundamental etiology, characteristics and identification of developmental differences in children birth to age 3.
  2. Recognize the significance of collaborative and inclusive conversations regarding children’s needs within the social context of families.
  3. Develop a comprehensive plan that will build on the capabilities and needs of infants and their families.
  4. Create materials that support the needs of children with a wide range of developmental differences within the family and within agencies
  5. Advocate for the support of infants with diverse abilities within the family and the community.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Approved by: Sandra Noble