Special Educational Needs in the Early Years / Edition 2

Special Educational Needs in the Early Years / Edition 2

by Ruth Wilson, Wilson Ruth
     
 

This guide introduces beginning teachers and early childhood professionals to the basics of teaching young children with special educational needs. The main premise of the book is the belief that the focus should be on the child as an active learner, rather than on his or her disability. Wilson (emeritus, Bowling Green State U.) addresses such topics as understanding… See more details below

Overview

This guide introduces beginning teachers and early childhood professionals to the basics of teaching young children with special educational needs. The main premise of the book is the belief that the focus should be on the child as an active learner, rather than on his or her disability. Wilson (emeritus, Bowling Green State U.) addresses such topics as understanding typical and exceptional early development; working with parents and other professionals; and creating individualized curricula. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415303477
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/25/2003
Series:
Teaching and Learning in the Early Years Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Foreword
Series editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction1
Pt. IEstablishing the framework7
1Survey of the field9
2Special concerns and challenges27
Pt. IIChild development issues41
3Typical and exceptional early development43
4Concerns related to cognition, communication and emergent literacy67
5Social, emotional and behavioural concerns84
6Concerns related to sensory and physical development109
Pt. IIIFocus on the team125
7The ecological framework127
8Partnership with families145
9Child Find156
10Programme and community responses176
Pt. IVMeeting the needs of the individual child197
11A curriculum for every child199
12Explorations and experiences226
Glossary250
References256
Index267

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