Very Young Children with Special Needs, Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package, 5th edition
Published by Pearson (September 4th 2013) - Copyright © 2014
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“Interdisciplinary, inclusive, and family-focused.”
This highly-regarded text offers a thorough review of early intervention and early childhood special education, and the most detailed information available about the causes of disabling conditions in young children. With coverage of the philosophy, history, family impact, legal issues, medical concerns, and educational contexts that are most relevant for early services to children with exceptional needs, the interdisciplinary perspective of this text serves and benefits students in fields as diverse as special education, social work, health care, and physical and occupational therapy. Also an excellent resource for parents and families of children with special needs.
New to this Edition:
- Updated demographics reflecting 2010 Census.
- Updated information on autism.
- New content on neuroscience-based learning.
- Improvements in viability of low birth weight infants.
- Advances in research and treatment for children with genetic disorders.
- Results of CDC’s Early Hearing Detection and Intervention.
- New evidence of the impact of the Great Recession and poverty on early childhood.
- Updates on IDEIA Part C Regulations.
- New information on working with children with challenging behaviors.
- Updated guidelines for writing IEPs.
Table of contents
Part 1 Foundations
Chapter 1 Philosophy of Early Education
The Importance of an Attitude of Science
What Is an Attitude of Science?
The History of Disability Rights
What Is Meant by Personalization in Early Education and Intervention?
The Implications of Personalization
The Importance of Being Culturally Sensitive
Summary on Diversity
The Importance of Serving Children in the Context of a Family
What Is a Family?
The Importance of Working Collaboratively
Close Up: The 2011 Annual Report of the Children’s Defense Fund
Collaboration in Early Intervention
Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Relationship-Based Approaches
The Importance of Ethical Conduct and Advocacy
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