Young Children with Special Needs

Young Children with Special Needs

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For Introduction to Special Education, Early Childhood Special Education courses, and Early Childhood Intervention courses. As the only volume in the field to provide in-depth treatment of early childhood special education, this edited text offers broad-based coverage of all aspects of special education for the young from a theoretical-developmental perspective. Significant attention is paid to core issues-special education's historical foundations, the growth and development of the discipline, working with families, assessment and intervention, and the use of technology. The authors provide an exceptionally thorough discussion of how children develop and what can go wrong while giving future special education teachers a solid "knowledge-content-applications" approach from which to teach children with special needs from birth to 5 years more

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  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 188 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 816.48g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0131113402
  • 9780131113404

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I: FOUNDATIONS. 1. Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs, Warren Umansky. 2. Developmental Processes and Factors Affecting Development, Stephen R. Hooper and Carrie Mills. 3. Partnerships with Families, Zolinda Stoneman and Mary E. Rugg. II: PRINCIPLES OF ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION. 4. Assessment of Young Children: Standards, Stages, and Approaches, Rebecca Edmondson Pretzel and Jennifer Hiemenz. 5. Intervention, Tina M. Smith and Tashawna Duncan. 6. Technology for Assessment and Intervention, Kathryn Wolff Heller. III: DEVELOPMENTAL DOMAINS. 7. Gross Motor Development, Carole W. Dennis and Kathleen A. Schlough. 8. Fine Motor, Oral Motor, and Self-Care Development, Jean A. Patz and Carole W. Dennis. 9. Cognitive Development, Warren Umansky. 10. Communication, Susan Easterbrooks. 11. Social and Emotional Development, Joan Lieber and Warren Umansky. IV: EPILOGUE. 12. Issues and Directions, Stephen R. Hooper and Warren Umansky. Name Index. Subject more

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