Access and Inclusion Model (AIM)
The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is designed to ensure that children with disabilities registered on the ECCE Programme can meaningfully participate in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme in a mainstream pre-school. For more information about the different types of support see www.aim.gov.ie.
Are you the parent, guardian or carer of a child who is eligible for and registered on the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme in an ECCE pre-school room? Does your child need additional support at pre-school? If so, you can find out more about the supports available to you and the pre-school on www.aim.gov.ie.
The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) places the child at the centre of its programme and recognises the important role you, as the parent, guardian or carer, have in supporting your child.
Are you a pre-school provider in contract with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to run the ECCE Programme? Do you have a child in your ECCE pre-school room registered on the ECCE Programme for whom additional support is required in order that they can meaningfully participate in the pre-school room? You, in partnership with the parent, guardian or carer, can apply for supports under the Access and Inclusion model. See www.aim.gov.ie for more information.