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

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

Published by Pearson (January 14th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

10th edition

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Practical understanding and realistic curricular adaptations for ensuring the successful inclusion of students with special needs, ages three to eight
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. The integrated, non-categorical approach assumes that children are more alike than different in their development. The inclusive focus assumes that attitudes, environments, and intervention strategies can be adapted so that all young children with disabilities or other special needs can be included.

An essential text for today, and a valuable resource to take into the classroom tomorrow, this practical guide provides daily activities, evidence-based how-to strategies, and realistic lesson modifications that help facilitate truly inclusive classrooms. Aspiring educators will also learn to develop their collaboration and problem-solving skills to effectively work with families, colleagues, and paraprofessionals in supporting every child’s positive development.

The 10th Edition is updated to include enhanced discussions on working with families, children, and professionals of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and lifestyles; new tips for integrating Division for Early Childhood Recommended Practices; updated requirements for writing IEP goals and recommendations; and more.

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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

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