Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Disabilities and Special Needs, 10th edition

Published by Pearson (September 18, 2020) © 2020

  • Ruth E. Cook Santa Clara University
  • M Diane Klein Santa Clara University
  • Deborah Chen California State University, Los Angeles

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ISBN-13: 9780135466971
Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Disabilities and Special Needs
Published 2020

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Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Disabilities and Special Needs
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Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Disabilities and Special Needs uses a developmental focus, rather than a disability orientation, to discuss typical and atypical child development and curricular adaptations. This practical guide offers realistic curricular adaptations for ensuring the successful inclusion of students with special needs, ages 3 to 8. The text provides daily activities, how-to strategies and lesson modifications that help facilitate truly inclusive classrooms.

The 10th Edition includes enhanced discussions on working with families, children and professionals of diverse backgrounds. The text also offers new tips for integrating Division for Early Childhood Recommended Practices and updated requirements for writing IEP goals and recommendations.

  1. Educating Young Children with Disabilities: The Challenge
  2. In Partnership with Families
  3. Developing Individualized Intervention Plans and Programs and Monitoring Progress
  4. Designing Instructional Programs
  5. Considerations for Teaching Children with Specific Disabilities
  6. Promoting Emotional and Social Development
  7. Helping Young Children Develop Motor and Self-Care Skills
  8. Nurturing Communication Skills
  9. Encouraging the Development of Cognitive Skills and Literacy
  10. Teaming: Collaboration, Problem Solving, and Inclusion Support

APPENDICES

  1. Chart of Typical Development
  2. Strategies for Helping Children with Specific Disabilities Participate in Inclusive Settings
  3. Common Sequence of Training Steps Used in Milieu Approaches
  4. Inclusion Support Itinerant Procedures
  5. Roles and Responsibilities of the Special Education Staff as Related to General Education Staff in Inclusive Educational Settings
  6. Professional Competencies in Early Childhood Special Education

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