Birth to Five : Early Childhood Special Education
This new second edition offers comprehensive coverage of early childhood special education in an up-to-date and easier-to-use format. Coverage includes the theories and milestones of child development, along with summaries of major research studies and landmark laws that authorize and fund early intervention and preschool special education programs. In addition, the text presents the major disabilities and developmental delays seen in young children and how educators work with them. The second edition expands the coverage building, room, and outdoor facility design for children with disabilities and updates its easy-to-understand information on using technology to enhance the special education environment.
- Paperback | 544 pages
- 198.12 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 725.74g
- 05 Aug 1999
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
- 2nd Revised edition
- glossary, references, index
Table of contents
INTRODUCTION: Theory, Development and Philosophy. Prelude: Overview of Early Childhood Special Education Overview. How Are We Doing? Research in ECSE. THE LAWS: The IDEA. Rights of Children and Their Parents. Other Laws for Service Coordination. ECSE PRACTICES: Evaluation and Assessment. Individual Planning. Service Delivery. Technology. CHILDREN AND FAMILIES: The Children. Working with Children and Families. Physical Development. Communication Development. Cognitive Development. Social or Emotional Development. Adaptive Development. LOOKING AHEAD: Issues in ECSE.