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By the end of this article, you should be able to:
a) Discuss bow to identify', rehabilitate and refer children with special needs.
b) Explain how to counsel children with special needs.
Children with special needs are those whose performance, experiences or life patterns from, what is considered the norm. They may be children who are intellectually gifted or those severely challenged. These therefore, include children who are gifted, talented, physically or mentally challenged and those with hearing and visual impairment. Also included are children who are abused, affected by or infected with HIV, children from divorced parents and emotionally disturbed children. These children are very much in need of rehabilitation. Rehabilitation means to restore to useful life through therapy and education. It is the treatment designed to facilitate the process of recovery from injury7, illness, psychological problems or diseases to as normal a condition as possible.