Very Young Children with Special Needs

Very Young Children with Special Needs : A Formative Approach for the 21st Century

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For introductory courses in early childhood special education.Designed as a foundations text, this book provides an introduction to early childhood professionals who plan to provide services and intervention to very young children with disabilities. The text explores what early childhood education is, why early childhood education is important, what early childhood educators do, and why they do it. The text is not only intended for early childhood professionals but also for individuals in other disciplines-healthcare, social work, physical and occupational therapy, child care, and those who are involved in interagency services to young children and their families.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 508 pages
  • 186.7 x 230.4 x 16.3mm | 793.8g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130280992
  • 9780130280992

Table of contents

1. Philosophy of Early Education. 2. Early Childhood Services, Yesterday, Today, and Around the World. 3. Human Development. 4. Development and Risking Conditions: Prenatal, Natal, and Postnatal. 5. Conditions Affecting the Neurological Function. 6. Inborn Variations of Development. 7. Sensory Impairments and Infections. 8. Discretionary Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs. 9. Mandated Services for Young Children. 10. Teaming with Families. Index. Case Studies and Close-Ups. (Occur throughout the text)show more