Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children in Inclusive Settings / Edition 6

Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children in Inclusive Settings / Edition 6

by Ruth Cook, Annette Tessier, M. Diane Klein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131124889

ISBN-13: 9780131124882

Pub. Date: 08/12/2003

Publisher: Pearson

Updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field, this text presents the skills necessary for teachers to assist infants, young children, and their families to meet their special challenges and to develop to their fullest potential. Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children in Inclusive Settings takes a noncategorical approach that…  See more details below

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Updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field, this text presents the skills necessary for teachers to assist infants, young children, and their families to meet their special challenges and to develop to their fullest potential. Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children in Inclusive Settings takes a noncategorical approach that recognizes special needs, rather than special labels, and provides practical, developmentally appropriate, activity based curriculum adaptation strategies for working with children and their families. Implements recent legislation changes resulting from the reauthorization of IDEA. Enriches sections on sensory integration and phonological and phonemic awareness. Includes safety tips for home visitors, working one-on-one with aides, and augmentative communication strategies. Greenspan's model of emotional development. Focuses on parent-professional collaboration. Illustrates how to develop Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) and service coordination. For teachers in regular and special early childhood education.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131124882
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/12/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Providing for Special Needs in Early Education: The Challenge2
Ch. 2In Partnership With Families34
Ch. 3Recognizing Special Needs and Monitoring Progress86
Ch. 4Developing Individualized Intervention Plans and Programs120
Ch. 5Implementing Intervention and Instructional Strategies152
Ch. 6Promoting Social and Emotional Development186
Ch. 7Helping Young Children Develop Motor Skills238
Ch. 8Nurturing Communication Skills278
Ch. 9Encouraging the Development of Cognitive Skills and Literacy326
Ch. 10Providing Inclusion Support to Young Children With Special Needs in Community-Based Settings370
App. A: Chart of Typical Development428
App. BFind Your Child's Speech and Hearing Age438
App. CReflexes, Reactions, and Implications440
App. D: Referral Signals Checklist442
App. ECompetencies for Trainees in Early Childhood Special Education447
App. FIndividual Materials for Use With Young Children: A Sampling452
App. GStrategies for Helping Children With Specific Disabilities Participate in Inclusive Settings456
App. HInclusion Support Itinerant Procedures461
App. I: Web Sites Related to Early Childhood Special Education471
App. J: Periodicals Relevant to Early Childhood Special Education473
Glossary475
Name Index485
Subject Index491
Discover the Companion Website Accompanying This Book503
About the Authors505

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