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Educating Young Children with Special Needs

First Edition

November 2002 | 336 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Most young children with additional educational needs are enrolled in their local childcare center or pre-school. Whether they have delayed or advanced skills, many will need extra support from teachers and childcare workers so that they can participate fully in these settings.

Educating Young Children with Special Needs is a comprehensive guide to working with these children. It outlines how to recognize when young children have atypical needs, individualize relevant programs for them, and make sure that they can participate socially with other children in the group. It highlights the importance of teachers' and caregivers' responsiveness both to the children and their parents.


 
PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY YEARS EDUCATION
Louise Porter
Fundamentals of Early Education
Louise Porter
Collaborating with Parents
Louise Porter
Identification and Assessment
Louise Porter
Principles of Program Individualisation
 
PART TWO: PROGRAMMING FOR ATYPICAL DEVELOPMENTAL NEEDS
James D Kenefick
Vision
Margaret Sullivan
Motor Skills
Zara Soden
Daily Living Skills
Lindsay Burnip
Hearing
Bernice Burnip
Communication Skills
Louise Porter
Cognitive Skills
Louise Porter
Emotional and Social Needs
Louise Porter
Guiding Children's Behaviour

Useful text for new module on meeting the needs of early years children as many END books focus on older children

Mrs Terrie Blaszczyk
Froebel College, Roehampton University
May 5, 2018

This book has helped my students alot with their work

Mrs helen cassidy
Manchester College of Arts & Techn., Manchester College of Arts & Techn.
November 6, 2015

The book is very value and comprehensive guide. It helps educators to learn about educating children with special needs in systematic method. Ill use it in my courses as supplemental text.

Dr Mohamed Abushaira
special education, King Abdulaziz University
February 3, 2015

An engaging and informative text that will support students in their understanding of inclusive education.

Ms Lis Bundock
Education, Brighton University
November 16, 2014

This book contains an original and interesting approach to children with special needs. With start in the general aspects and requirements of functioning it takes the reader to the more specific aspects of special needs.

Miss Nina Klang
Special Education , Malardalen University
June 24, 2010

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