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

  • Ruth E. Cook
  • M Diane Klein
  • Deborah Chen

Overview

Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Disabilities and Special Needs discusses curricular adaptation through a lens of child development rather than disability.

Table of contents

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

Appendix A: Chart of Typical Development
Appendix B: Strategies for Helping Children with Specific Disabilities Participate in Inclusive Settings
Appendix C: Common Sequence of Training Steps Used in Milieu Approaches
Appendix D: Inclusion Support Itinerant Procedures
Appendix E: Roles and Responsibilities of the Special Education Staff as Related to General Education Staff in Inclusive Educational Settings
Appendix F: Professional Competencies in Early Childhood Special Education

Published by Pearson (September 11th 2020) - Copyright © 2020