Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Special Needs

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This book is written with you, the student of either early childhood or special education, in mind. Whether you are studying to become a teacher of young children with special needs or are an early interventionist with a related background who wishes to develop greater versatility in your chosen field, we have designed this to be an easy-to-read, interesting, comprehensive resource for you.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132417785
  • Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/28/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Providing for Special Needs in Early Education: The Challenge 8
Ch. 3 In Partnership with Families 44
Ch. 4 Recognizing Special Needs and Monitoring Progress 100
Ch. 5 Developing Individualized Intervention Plans and Programs 138
Ch. 6 Implementing Intervention and Instructional Strategies 174
Ch. 7 Promoting Social and Emotional Development 208
Ch. 8 Helping Young Children Develop Motor Skills 264
Ch. 9 Nurturing Communication Skills 312
Ch. 10 Encouraging the Development of Cognitive Skills and Literacy 366
Ch. 11 Effective Use of Paraprofessionals and Volunteers in Early Intervention Programs 420
App. A: Chart of Typical Development 454
App. B: Find Your Child's Speech and Hearing Age 464
App. C: Reflexes, Reactions, and Implications 466
App. D: Referral Signals Checklist 468
App. E: Competencies for Trainees in Early Childhood Special Education 473
App. F: Individual Materials for Use with Young Children: A Sampling 478
App. G: AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) Resources 482
App. H: Periodicals Relevant to Early Intervention 483
Glossary 485
Author Index 493
Subject Index 499
About the Authors 507
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