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Very Young Children with Special Needs: A Formative Approach for the 21st Century / Edition 2
     

Very Young Children with Special Needs: A Formative Approach for the 21st Century / Edition 2

by Vikki F. Howard
 

ISBN-10: 0130280992

ISBN-13: 9780130280992

Pub. Date: 08/09/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

This book explores what early childhood education is and why it is important, what early childhood educators do and why they do it. It is an excellent resource for early childhood professionals who plan to provide services and intervention to very young children with disabilities. Descriptions are provided for more than 50 of the most common medical conditions that

Overview

This book explores what early childhood education is and why it is important, what early childhood educators do and why they do it. It is an excellent resource for early childhood professionals who plan to provide services and intervention to very young children with disabilities. Descriptions are provided for more than 50 of the most common medical conditions that early childhood educators should understand before working with families and professionals in other fields. Coverage also includes an emphasis on intervention principles for families and professionals, and highlights many strategies that have been found effective with some children with disabilities. For early childhood professionals and also for individuals in other disciplines—such as healthcare, social work, physical and occupational therapy, child care—and those who are involved in interagency services to young children and their families.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130280992
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/09/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
7.35(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Philosophy of Early Education
1(46)
Early Childhood Services, Yesterday, Today, and Around the World
47(48)
Human Development
95(68)
Development and Risking Conditions: Prenatal, Natal, and Postnatal
163(36)
Conditions Affecting the Neurological Function
199(50)
Inborn Variations of Development
249(58)
Sensory Impairments and Infections
307(48)
Discretionary Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs
355(40)
Mandated Services for Young Children
395(40)
Teaming with Families
435(44)
Glossary 479(14)
Index 493

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