This book offers a broad introduction to educational policies, programs, practices, and services appropriate for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who exhibit delays and disabilities. It also does an exceptional job of addressing the issue of youngsters who are recognized as being at-risk for future problems in learning and development. Through a host of proven learning techniques and additional related resources--including a website--the book guides students to a full understanding of important theoretical and philosophical foundations in serving children whose learning is delayed. These foundations include, but are not limited to, research-based decision making, developmentally and individually appropriate practices, a holistic view of young children and their families, cultural sensitivity and competence, and activity-based interventions. The Third Edition also makes recommendations for using technology in the learning environment and emphasizes instructional strategies necessary for creating inclusive learning environments. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.New references and resources are evidenced in this chapter, as well as future directions in early childhood special ... and other study tools and resources such as links to related sites for each chapter of the text, tutorial quizzes, glossaryanbsp;...
|Title||:||An Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs: Birth Through Age Eight|
|Author||:||Richard Gargiulo, Jennifer Kilgo|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2010-02-16|