1. Relating Skills:
A key role of the SNA is to assist children with their self-care needs and communication difficulties. To relate effectively and appropriately to children who present with these needs, the SNA must have a good understanding of the child’s condition.
a) Drawing on your placement experience, present a case study of a child you have worked
with who has care support needs and/or communication difficulties.
b) Drawing on your course learning, present a case study based on a fictitious child who has
care support needs and/or communication difficulties.
2. Practical Skills:
a) You are required to assist in the preparation and implementation of one of the evidencebased approaches below to support the child – mentioned in the case study – in developing their independence with a self-care skill (e.g., toileting, general hygiene, dressing or feeding)
➢ Social Story
➢ Visual Task Analysis and Chaining
➢ Positive Reinforcement