Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children in Inclusive Settings / Edition 5

Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children in Inclusive Settings / Edition 5

by Ruth E. Cook, Annette Tessier, M. Diane Klein
     
 

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 thatSee 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:
9780130832016
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/26/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
477
Product dimensions:
7.55(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Providing for Special Needs in Early Education: The Challenge8
Ch. 3In Partnership with Families44
Ch. 4Recognizing Special Needs and Monitoring Progress100
Ch. 5Developing Individualized Intervention Plans and Programs138
Ch. 6Implementing Intervention and Instructional Strategies174
Ch. 7Promoting Social and Emotional Development208
Ch. 8Helping Young Children Develop Motor Skills264
Ch. 9Nurturing Communication Skills312
Ch. 10Encouraging the Development of Cognitive Skills and Literacy366
Ch. 11Effective Use of Paraprofessionals and Volunteers in Early Intervention Programs420
App. A: Chart of Typical Development454
App. B: Find Your Child's Speech and Hearing Age464
App. C: Reflexes, Reactions, and Implications466
App. D: Referral Signals Checklist468
App. E: Competencies for Trainees in Early Childhood Special Education473
App. F: Individual Materials for Use with Young Children: A Sampling478
App. G: AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) Resources482
App. H: Periodicals Relevant to Early Intervention483
Glossary485
Author Index493
Subject Index499
About the Authors507

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