The Exceptional Child Inclusion in Early Childhood Education

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-02-11
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Filled with the history and research regarding the legal aspects, disabilities, and issues that are relevant to educating special needs children, The Exceptional Child: Inclusion in Early Childhood Education addresses the approach and tools needed to provide an optimal setting for both the children and their families. Many checklists and forms are included for use within the classroom to aid educators in developing a developmentally appropriate environment. This friendly and easy to use format is useful to educators and parents/caregivers alike.

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
Partenership 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 Inclusions
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