Working with Familes of Young Children with Special Needs (What Works for Special-Needs Learners Series)
  • Working with Familes of Young Children with Special Needs (What Works for Special-Needs Learners Series)
  • Working with Familes of Young Children with Special Needs (What Works for Special-Needs Learners Series)

Working with Familes of Young Children with Special Needs (What Works for Special-Needs Learners Series)

by R. A. McWilliam
     
 

ISBN-10: 1606235397

ISBN-13: 9781606235393

Pub. Date: 03/28/2010

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This user-friendly book presents research-based best practices for serving families of children with special needs from birth to age 6. Expert contributors demonstrate how early intervention and early childhood special education can effectively address a wide range of family concerns, which in turn optimizes children's development and learning. Tightly edited, the

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This user-friendly book presents research-based best practices for serving families of children with special needs from birth to age 6. Expert contributors demonstrate how early intervention and early childhood special education can effectively address a wide range of family concerns, which in turn optimizes children's development and learning. Tightly edited, the volume offers indispensable tools for assessing families; identifying and capitalizing on their strengths; providing information, support, and coaching; collaborating with parents and teachers to address children's functional needs in the context of everyday routines; and coordinating care. Over a dozen reproducible checklists and forms help professionals immediately implement the techniques and strategies described.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606235393
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/2010
Series:
What Works for Special-Needs Learners Series
Pages:
265
Sales rank:
746,438
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
1 - 6 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction, R. A. McWilliam

1. Identifying Families' Supports and Other Resources, Lee Ann Jung

2. Assessing Families' Needs with the Routines-Based Interview, R. A. McWilliam

3. Community-Based Everyday Child Learning Opportunities, Carl J. Dunst, Melinda Raab, Carol M. Trivette, and Jennifer Swanson

4. Coordinating Services with Families, Mary Beth Bruder

5. Talking to Families, P. J. McWilliam

6. Working with Families from Diverse Backgrounds, Marci J. Hanson and Eleanor W. Lynch

7. A Primary-Coach Approach to Teaming and Supporting Families in Early Childhood Intervention, M'Lisa L. Shelden and Dathan D. Rush

8. Support-Based Home Visiting, R. A. McWilliam

9. Helping Families Address Challenging Behavior and Promote Social Development, Lise Fox

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