An Introduction To Young Children With Special Needs

Author: Richard M. Gargiulo
Editor: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1544322054
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An Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs: Birth Through Age Eight is a comprehensive introduction to educational policies, programs, practices, and services for future practitioners serving young children with delays or disabilities in early intervention-early childhood special education (EI-ECSE). Thoughtfully addressing the needs of children at risk for learning or development delays or disabilities, revered authors Richard M. Gargiulo and Jennifer L. Kilgo offer evidence-based interventions and instructional techniques that provide students with a broad understanding of important theoretical and philosophical foundations, including evidence-based decision making, developmentally appropriate practices, cultural responsiveness, and activity-based intervention.

Working With Families Of Young Children With Special Needs

Author: R. A. McWilliam
Editor: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606235400
Size: 12,66 MB
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This user-friendly book presents research-based best practices for serving families of children with special needs from birth to age 6. Expert contributors demonstrate how early intervention and early childhood special education can effectively address a wide range of family concerns, which in turn optimizes children's development and learning. Tightly edited, the volume offers indispensable tools for assessing families; identifying and capitalizing on their strengths; providing information, support, and coaching; collaborating with parents and teachers to address children's functional needs in the context of everyday routines; and coordinating care. Over a dozen reproducible checklists and forms help professionals immediately implement the techniques and strategies described.

Serving Children With Disabilities

Author: Laudan Y. Aron
Editor: The Urban Insitute
ISBN: 9780877666516
Size: 11,56 MB
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The policies and programs that serve children with disabilities are in constant flux. They change as a result of new legislation, court decisions, and changing societal standards. This has left a critical gap in the attempts to offer the best support and care for these children. This book attempts to fill that gap. The authors present an invaluable, comprehensive inventory of the major programs now available, including definitions of disability, eligibility conditions, and service and cash benefits -- all of which differ widely from program to program. From this inventory, the authors present a set of guiding principles for thinking about how to best allocate the resources we spend on these children and their families.

Very Young Children With Special Needs

Author: Vikki F. Howard
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133376397
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This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. Once again, the author team of Vikki F. Howard, Betty Fry Williams, Denielle Miller, and Estee Aiken have written a comprehensive introduction to early childhood special education and early intervention resource for professionals preparing to work with infants, toddlers and preschool children with disabilities and their families. Very Young Children with Special Needs: A Foundation for Educators, Families, and Service Providers, Loose Leaf Version, 5/e remains a foundational text that is practical, offering readers 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. Readers will be provided with “best practices” for supporting diverse families, five philosophical issues important to effective intervention and support to young children and their families, and unique coverage of typical child development across physical, emotional, language and cognitive domains.

Including Families Of Children With Special Needs

Author: Carrie Scott Banks
Editor: American Library Association
ISBN: 1555707912
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More than 6.5 million children in the US receive special education services; in any given community, approximately one child out of every six will get speech therapy, go to counseling, attend classes exclusively with other children with disabilities, or receive some other service that allows him or her to learn. This new revised edition is a step-by-step guide to serving children and youth with disabilities as well as the family members, caregivers, and other people involved in their lives. The authors show how staff can enable full use of the library’s resources by integrating the methods of educators, medical and psychological therapists, social workers, librarians, parents, and other caregivers. Widening the scope to address the needs of teens as well as preschool and school-age children, this edition also discusses the needs of Spanish-speaking children with disabilities and their families, looking at cultural competency as well as Spanish-language resources. Enhanced with checklists, stories based on real experiences, descriptions of model programs and resources, and an overview of appropriate internet sites and services, this how-to gives thorough consideration to Partnering and collaborating with parents and other professionals Developing special collections and resources Assessing competencies and skills Principles underlying family-centered services and resource-based practices The interrelationship of early intervention, special education, and library service This manual will prove valuable not only to children’s services librarians, outreach librarians, and library administrators, but also early intervention and family support professionals, early childhood and special educators, childcare workers, daycare and after school program providers, and policymakers.

Encyclopedia Of Special Education

Author: Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology Cecil R Reynolds, PhD
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471677981
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Offers a thoroughly revised, comprehensive A to Z compilation of authoritative information on the education of those with special needs.

Welcoming Children With Special Needs Empowering Christian Special Education Through Purpose Policies And Procedures

Author: Julie M Lane EdD; Quentin Kinnison PhD
Editor: WestBow Press
ISBN: 149085259X
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The Christian school community has a unique impetus for impacting the lives of students with special needs. Doctors Lane and Kinnison present this groundbreaking guide for administrators to lay foundational components in order to develop a successful and sustainable special needs program in a Christian school. Kinnison outlines God’s purpose for bringing children with special needs into the world. Lane provides step-by-step guidelines for fostering an inclusive and sustainable school environment. This book seeks to support Christian school educators, parents of children with special needs, and disability ministries servants in their quests to transform an under-equipped, private educational institution into the indefatigable arms of Jesus that welcome. This book provides guidance to individuals who have and those who intend to develop a special needs program. Special education professors and researchers will find this text vital for working with pre-service Christian educators who wish to serve children with special needs. Christian schools—especially those that may have attempted and failed, or continue to struggle with developing their programs—will find this text an oasis for frustrated spirits. The past applications of these principles have achieved remarkable success. Now, with this text, leaders and innovators have a succinct, well-ordered guide for expediting their successes.

Special Needs Advocacy Resource Book

Author: Rich Weinfeld
Editor: PRUFROCK PRESS INC.
ISBN: 1593633092
Size: 15,87 MB
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Special Needs Advocacy Resource Book: What You Can Do Now to Advocate for Your Exceptional Child's Education is a unique handbook that teaches parents how to work with schools to achieve optimal learning situations and accommodations for their child's needs.

Meeting The Needs Of Children With Disabilities

Author: Laudan Y. Aron
Editor: The Urban Insitute
ISBN: 9780877667469
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"The complexity of government programs sometimes makes it difficult for children with disabilities to get the benefits they need. This can impede their health and development. This book suggests ways to improve the system. Its main focus on the three larg

Programming For People With Special Needs

Author: Katie Stringer
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442227656
Size: 16,46 MB
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Programming for People with Special Needs: A Guide for Museums and Historic Sites will help museums and historic sites become truly inclusive educational experiences. The book is unique because it covers education and inclusion for those with both intellectual and learning disabilities. The book features the seven key components of creating effective programming for people with special needs, especially elementary and secondary students with intellectual disabilities: Sensitivity and awareness training Planning and communication Timing Engagement and social/life skills Object-centered and inquiry-based programs Structure Flexibility In addition, this book features and discusses programs such as the Museum of Modern Art‘s Meet Me program and ones for children with autism at the Transit Museum in Brooklyn as models for other organizations to adapt for their use. Its focus on visitors of all ages who have cognitive or intellectual disabilities or special needs makes this title essential for all museum and historic site professionals, especially educators or administrators, but also for museum studies students and those interested in informal education.