Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education: An Birth to Age Five / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$120.85
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $100.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 29%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (11) from $100.00   
  • New (6) from $127.71   
  • Used (5) from $100.00   

Overview

This early childhood special education text provides a unique and much needed focus on the wide variety of professionals who work with young children with developmental delays.

This new text provides the tools and strategies special education teachers and therapists need to work cooperatively and effectively with other professionals. Readers are introduced to the terminology required for successful interaction with parents and providers of children with developmental delays, including the skills to enable parental involvement in a child's education. Included in this text are discussions of how special education professionals can work with daycare providers and preschool teachers to familiarize them with attributes associated with a variety of disabilities and early childhood special education services.

Key Features:

  • A focus on the variety of professionals who provide early childhood intervention services helps readers become knowledgeable about the intervention methods used by each type of service provider.
  • Individual chapters on laws and litigation (Ch. 1), assessment (Ch. 2), play (Ch. 12), behavior management (Ch. 13), and transitions (Ch. 14) provide an in-depth look at these crucial aspects of early childhood special education.
  • Theories of child development are integrated and applied throughout all chapters, helping readers understand typical and atypical development.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Students and instructors alike will appreciate the closing material — questions, activities, readings and resources, etc. This provides the opportunity for individualizing and personalizing the learning process as well as provides a foundation for searching for more information in ways that supports the learner’s needs and interests.”

- Megan Purcell, Eastern Kentucky University

“I especially appreciate the bolded vocabulary throughout the chapters. The glossary of these terms is a great benefit to students. The headings and sub-headings help chunk the information, which in turn helps students organize their new learning.”

- Ann Bingham, University of Nevada, Reno

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205488728
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 5/23/2008
  • Series: Pearson Custom Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Sales rank: 361,541
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Linda Dunlap is a professor of psychology. She has taught psychology and education courses since receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1980. She served as a part-time faculty member at State University of New York at New Paltz, Dutchess Community College, and Ulster Community College in New York from 1980 to 1984. Since 1984, she has served as a full-time faculty member and chair of the psychology department (1984-2005) at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. In addition, she served as a child development specialist for the Saint Francis Hospital Preschool Program in Poughkeepsie from 1986 to 1994. This program provides services for children 2 to 5 years old who have developmental delays. Dr. Dunlap served as a board member and executive officer for the Dutchess County Child Development Council. She frequently contributes to articles in national newspapers and magazine focusing on child development, teacher education, and parenting issues. She has also served as a consultant for local school districts. In addition, she has written two other textbooks, What All Children Need and Theory and Application,(University Press, 2nd ed. 2005)and Psychological Testing Across the Lifespan. (Prentice Hall, 2008).

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Early Intervention Services for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers 1
Ch. 2 Typical Stages of Early Childhood Development 27
Ch. 3 Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Developmental Delays 50
Ch. 4 Deadly Epidemics: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Cocaine, and AIDS 73
Ch. 5 Service Coordination and the Role of the Social Worker 97
Ch. 6 Parents and Professionals Working Together 118
Ch. 7 Special Education Services 137
Ch. 8 Speech and Language Services 156
Ch. 9 Services for Children with Hearing Impairments 177
Ch. 10 Motor Development and Occupational Therapy Services 197
Ch. 11 Physical Therapy Services 216
Ch. 12 The Importance of Play 238
Ch. 13 Art for Children with Special Needs 260
Ch. 14 Behavior Management 276
Ch. 15 Transitions: Preparing for the Next Step 300
Glossary 317
Author Index 338
Subject Index 346
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)