Young Children with Special Needs: An Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education / Edition 1

Young Children with Special Needs: An Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education / Edition 1

by Richard Gargiulo, Jennifer L. Kilgo, Jennifer Lynn Kilgo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534541445

ISBN-13: 9780534541446

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Focuses on children from birth to age five—-young children generally referred to as infants, toddlers, and preschoolers—-who are at-risk for school success due to such factors as congenital disorders, developmental problems, and environmental factors such as poverty, abuse, and cultural and linguistic differences. This text explores the current issues in…  See more details below

Overview

Focuses on children from birth to age five—-young children generally referred to as infants, toddlers, and preschoolers—-who are at-risk for school success due to such factors as congenital disorders, developmental problems, and environmental factors such as poverty, abuse, and cultural and linguistic differences. This text explores the current issues in the field of inclusion: family issues, assessment practices, and cultural diversity. The authors provide a solid, comprehensive, and well-researched text to introduce students to the field of early childhood special education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534541446
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. PERSPECTIVES, POLICIES, AND PRACTICES OF EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION. 1. Foundations of Early Childhood Special Education. 2. Perspectives on Early Childhood Special Education. 3. Family Involvement. PART II. IDENTIFYING AND ASSESSING YOUNG CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. 4. Initial Assessment of Young Children with Known or Suspected Disabilities. 5. Assessment for Program Planning and Evaluation. PART III. PLANNING AND ORGANIZING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. 6. Delivering Services to Young Children with Special Needs. 7. Curriculum for Young Children with Special Needs. 8. Designing Learning Environments for Young Children with Special Needs. 9. Teaching Strategies for Young Children with Special Needs. PART IV. A LOOK TO THE FUTURE. 10. Contemporary Issues and Challenges.

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