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Linda Dunlap is a professor of psychology. She has taught psychology and education courses since receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1980. She served as a part-time faculty member at State University of New York at New Paltz, Dutchess Community College, and Ulster Community College in New York from 1980 to 1984. Since 1984, she has served as a full-time faculty member and chair of the psychology department (1984-2005) at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. In addition, she served as a child development specialist for the Saint Francis Hospital Preschool Program in Poughkeepsie from 1986 to 1994. This program provides services for children 2 to 5 years old who have developmental delays. Dr. Dunlap served as a board member and executive officer for the Dutchess County Child Development Council. She frequently contributes to articles in national newspapers and magazine focusing on child development, teacher education, and parenting issues. She has also served as a consultant for local school districts. In addition, she has written two other textbooks, What All Children Need and Theory and Application,(University Press, 2nd ed. 2005)and Psychological Testing Across the Lifespan. (Prentice Hall, 2008).
Table of Contents
|History of Early Childhood Education||p. 1|
|The Assessment Process||p. 25|
|Intervention Services||p. 54|
|Parents and Professionals Working Together||p. 90|
|Communication Abilities||p. 120|
|Cognitive Abilities||p. 155|
|Motor Abilities||p. 182|
|Social-Emotional Abilities||p. 215|
|Sensory Abilities||p. 247|
|Health Impairments||p. 284|
|Adaptive Abilities||p. 316|
|The Importance of Play||p. 352|
|Behavior Management||p. 389|
|Transitions: Preparing for the Next Step||p. 416|
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