How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators

How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators

by Maryln S. Appelbaum
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412970032

ISBN-13: 9781412970037

Pub. Date: 01/06/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This user-friendly resource provides early childhood educators with a comprehensive overview of the most common kinds of behavioral disorders and learning disabilities in children ages 2 to 5, with guidelines for meeting students' needs within an inclusive environment.

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This user-friendly resource provides early childhood educators with a comprehensive overview of the most common kinds of behavioral disorders and learning disabilities in children ages 2 to 5, with guidelines for meeting students' needs within an inclusive environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412970037
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/06/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

Foreword Marty Appelbaum viii

Preface x

Acknowledgments xii

About the Author xiv

Chapter 1 How to Handle Children Who Are Disruptive 1

Skill 1 How to Handle Tattling 1

Skill 2 How to Handle Complaining 5

Skill 3 How to Handle Constant Chatter 7

Skill 4 How to Handle Blurting Out 9

Skill 5 How to Handle Talking Back 10

Skill 6 How to Handle Power Struggles 12

Skill 7 How to Handle Children's Conflicts 15

Chapter 2 How to Handle Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 19

ADHD Inattentive Type 22

ADHD Hyperactive-Impulsive Type 28

Both ADHD Inattentive and ADHD Hyperactive-Impulsive Types 32

Chapter 3 How to Handle Children With Learning Disabilities 37

Strategies for Succeeding With Children With LD 38

A Concluding Story 47

Chapter 4 How to Handle Anger and Oppositional Defiant Disorder 49

The Stages of Anger and Strategies for Each Stage 52

Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) 63

Chapter 5 How to Handle Bullying 67

Recognizing Bullying 67

Strategies for Understanding and Handling Bullying 69

Chapter 6 How to Handle Children With Bipolar Disorder 75

What Is Bipolar Disorder? 75

Strategies for Succeeding With Children With Bipolar Disorder 78

Chapter 7 How to Handle Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder 83

What Is Autism Spectrum Disorder? 83

Strategies for Succeeding With Children With ASD 86

Chapter 8 How to Handle Children With Asperger Syndrome 93

Characteristics of Asperger Syndrome 93

Strategies for Succeeding With Children With AS 96

Chapter 9 How to Handle Children With Tourette Syndrome and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 101

Characteristics of Tourette Syndrome (TS)101

Characteristics of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 103

Psychological Consequences of TS and OCD 104

Strategies for Succeeding With Children With TS and OCD 106

Conclusion 110

References 111

Index 115

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