The Resources book provides essential information about children with a variety of diverse abilities that educators will be teaching in today's schools. It provides information about the disabilities themselves and ways to plan for and includes these children in regular educational settings.
Penny Low Deiner has her doctorate in Education. A professor of Early Childhood Education for over 25 years, she is currently the chair of the department at the University of Delaware. Penny is very active in numerous academic associations and presents at NAEYC and ACEI as well as others.
Chapter 1: Young Children in a Dynamic Educational System. Chapter 2: The Journey Toward Inclusion. Chapter 3: Assessment. Chapter 4: Individualizing Planning. Chapter 5: Program Planning in Inclusive Settings. Chapter 6: Children and Their Families. Chapter 7: Partnering with Families. Chapter 8: Atypical Development. Chapter 9: Infants and Toddlers at Risk. Chapter 10: Children with Learning Disabilities. Chapter 11: Children with Attention Disorders. Chapter 12: Children with Emotional and Behavioral Differences. Chapter 13: Children with Communication Differences. Chapter 14: Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders. Chapter 15: Children with Developmental Delays and Mental Retardation. Chapter 16: Children Who Are Gifted and Talented. Chapter 17: Children with Health Challenges. Chapter 18: Children with Orthopedic and Neurological Impairments. Chapter 19: Children with Hearing Impairments. Chapter 20: Children with Visual Impairments. Chapter 21: Standards for Inclusion. Chapter 22: Social Awareness Activities: Self Esteem, Inclusion, and Social Studies. Chapter 23: Language and Literacy Activities: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. Chapter 24: Discovery Activities: Mathematics, Science, and Technology. Chapter 25: Health, Physical Education and Sensory Motor: Health and Safety, Large Motor, Small Motor, and Sensory Motor Integration.