The Exceptional Child Inclusion in Early Childhood Education

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Filled with classic and current research about all aspects of educating young children with special needs, THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD: INCLUSION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, 7th Edition, discusses key approaches and tools needed to provide an optimal setting for young exceptional children and their families. Many checklists and forms are included for use within the classroom to aid teachers and caregivers in developing a developmentally appropriate environment. The book's friendly and easy-to-use format is useful to all readers, whether you are an educator or parent/caregiver.

Table of Contents

An Inclusive Approach to Early Childhood Education
Federal Legislation: Early Intervention and Prevention
Inclusive Programs for Young Children
Normal and Exceptional Development
Developmental Disabilities: Causes and Classifications
Sensory Impairments: Hearing & Vision
Physical Disabilities and Health Problems
Learning and Behavior Disorders
Partnership with Families
Assessment and the IFSP/IEP Process
Characteristics of Effective Teachers in Inclusive Programs
The Developmental Behavioral Approach
Arranging and the Learning Environment
Facilitating Self- Care, Adaptive and Independence Skills
Facilitating Social Development
Facilitating Speech, Language, and Communication Skills
Facilitating Preacademic and Cognitive Learning
Managing Challenging Behaviors
Planning Transitions to Support Inclusion
Appendix A through G
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