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An Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs - Interactive eBook
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An Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs - Interactive eBook
Birth Through Age Eight

Fifth Edition


December 2018 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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Part 1: Perspectives, Policies, and Practices of Early Childhood Special Education
 
Chapter 1: Foundations of Early Childhood Special Education
The Origins of Early Childhood Special Education

 
The Development of Early Childhood General Education

 
The Development of Special Education: Historical Perspectives on Children with Delays or Disabilities

 
Compensatory Education Programs

 
 
Chapter 2: The Context of Early Childhood Special Education
Definitions and Terminology

 
Litigation and Legislation Affecting Children with Delays or Disabilities

 
Prevalence of Young Children with Delays or Disabilities

 
The Importance of Early Intervention/Education

 
An Ecological Perspective on Young Children with Delays or Disabilities and Their Families

 
 
Chapter 3: Family-Centered Approach to Early Childhood Special Education
Historical and Legal Perspectives

 
The Changing American Family

 
Family Reactions to Young Children with Developmental Delays or Disabilities

 
Family Systems Theory

 
Applications of Family Systems Theory

 
Family-Centered Philosophy

 
Family-Professional Partnerships

 
Key Components of Family-Professional Collaboration

 
 
Part 2: Assessment and Planning for Young Children with Special Needs
 
Chapter 4: Delivering Services to Young Children with Delays or Disabilities
Inclusive Learning Environments

 
Service Delivery Models

 
Professional Teaming and Collaboration

 
Cooperative Teaching

 
Delivering Individualized Services

 
Transition

 
 
Chapter 5: Assessment of Young Children with Delays or Disabilities
Overview of Assessment in Early Childhood Special Education

 
Guidelines in the Assessment of Young Children with Delays or Disabilities

 
Assessment Purposes and Processes in Early Childhood Special Education

 
Screening Young Children

 
Determining Eligibility for Early Childhood Special Education Services

 
Assessment for Individual Program Planning and Implementation

 
Progress Monitoring and Program Evaluation

 
 
Chapter 6: Curriculum for Young Children with Delays or Disabilities
Overview of Curriculum

 
Interrelated Developmental Domains and Content Areas of Curriculum

 
Theoretical Influences on Curriculum Development

 
Curriculum Models

 
Historical and Legislative Influences on the Curriculum

 
The Influences of General Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Recommended Practices on Curriculum

 
Curriculum Framework for Early Childhood Special Education

 
 
Part 3: Organization and Intervention for Young Children with Special Needs
 
Chapter 7: Designing Learning Environments for Young Children with Delays or Disabilities
Organizing the Learning Environment

 
Creating Activity Areas or Learning Centers

 
Outdoor Learning Environments

 
Designing the Learning Environment

 
Selecting Learning Materials

 
 
Chapter 8: Adapting Learning Environments for Young Children with Delays or Disabilities
Young Children with Cognitive Delays or Disabilities

 
Young Children with Social and Emotional Delays or Disabilities

 
Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

 
Young Children with Communication and Language Delays or Disabilities

 
Young Children with Sensory Impairments: Vision

 
Young Children with Sensory Impairments: Hearing

 
Young Children with Physical Delays or Disabilities and Health Impairments

 
 
Chapter 9: Intervention and Instructional Strategies for Supporting Young Children with Delays or Disabilities
Practices and Processes Appropriate for Young Children with Delays or Disabilities

 
Teacher-Mediated Strategies

 
Peer-Mediated Strategies

 
Routine-Based Strategies

 
Specific Naturalistic (Milieu) Strategies

 
 
Part 4: Contemporary Issues and Challenges in Early Childhood Special Education
 
Chapter 9: Strategies for Teaching Young Children with Special Needs
 
Chapter 10: Emerging Issues and Contemporary Challenges in Early Childhood Special Education
Celebrating Cultural Diversity

 
Emerging Populations of Young Children with Delays or Disabilities

 
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Special Education

 
Key features

NEW TO THIS EDITION: 

  • The Division for Early Childhood’s (DEC) Recommended Practices are infused throughout the text, offering guidance and strategies to promote the development and support of learning outcomes for young children with delays or disabilities in students’ future classrooms.
  • SAGE Premium Video, including real classroom footage, in the Interactive eBook brings concepts to life and appeals to diverse learners.
  • A glossary of terms in Spanish provides support for diverse learners.
  • The latest developments in and influences on the field of early intervention and early childhood special education have been added and cover philosophical trends and legislative influences.
  • Updated information and new photos, vignettes, examples, reflections, applications, and revised references and resources ensure that students are introduced to the most up-to-date coverage of the field.
  • SAGE coursepacks allows instructors to import high-quality content into their school’s learning management system (LMS) with no access codes.
  • SAGE edge provides students with helpful tools, including eFlashcards, practice quizzes, a customizable action plan, and more, in one easy-to-use online environment. 

KEY FEATURES: 

  • An Interactive eBook is available for this text, providing a more contemporary, multimedia-integrated presentation for learning. It offers integrated links to engaging video and audio, as well as access to complete academic and professional articles, all from the same pages found in the printed text.
  • Video Cases offered in SAGE coursepacks have been custom-developed for this text, and accompanying questions help connect each video to the chapter’s learning objectives.
  • Educational vignettes about three young children and their families help to illustrate how theory is translated into practice in the field.
  • The Making Connections feature highlights the three young children of different ages and their families and provides insight into the services required to meet the unique needs of each child and family.
  • Extensive listings of related websites provide additional sources and expansion of key concepts.

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