Inclusion

Welcoming All Children (DVD)

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High-quality child care environments include children with special needs. This video discusses how to develop and implement an inclusive early childhood setting and provides strategies and techniques to ensure that your center or home truly welcomes all children. 28 min.

DEC Recommended Practices: A Comprehensive Guide for Practical Application in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education

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This revised edition contains the information found in the original DEC Recommended Practices about the most useful programs for children with disabilities and other special needs, plus real-life examples and practical tips for implementation. This comprehensive guide includes strategies for program assessment and improvement, useful checklists for parents and administrators, and an annotated list of relevant resources. From Sopris West and the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.

Meeting the Challenge: Effective Strategies for Challenging Behaviours in Early Childhood Environments

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If you feel frustrated and defeated when confronted with a child with very challenging behaviors, here's a lifeline! This reader-friendly book explains the biological and social sources of aggressive behavior and offers easily understandable ideas and strategies proven to prevent and safely diffuse the most challenging behaviors. Includes ways to empower and observe all children. From the Canadian Child Care Federation.

With Inclusion...We're All Winners

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Sunny colors and a sunny message to brighten both rooms and children’s lives. Embrace inclusion and help all children to be winners. 24”x18”

Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing, and Responding Effectively (3rd ed.)

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The third edition of this perennial favorite provides new research-based strategies to help preservice and practicing teachers understand, prevent, and respond effectively to challenging behaviors. Useful for primary, preschool, and child care educators, this book includes practical tips for responding to children’s needs and helping them know what’s expected. Includes new material on inclusion, autism, culture, and dual-language learning. From Pearson.

Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms

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Nearly every group of children includes at least one exceptionally bright child. This book will help you understand what it means to be exceptionally bright in preschool and prekindergarten and help you guide children to reach their full potential. It includes three broad strategies—differentiation, conversation, and connection—for creating rich and satisfying learning experiences that meet the needs of all children. Use these techniques to adapt your practices, challenge children to think more deeply, and create opportunities for children to learn from each other throughout your literacy, math, and science curricula. You will also learn assessment methods that can help you identify exceptionally bright children and techniques to support children's social-emotional development and strengthen your partnerships with families.

When exceptionally bright children are supported and challenged, they will be more confident about their abilities to think and learn. And they will go on to make creative contributions to their future classroom communities. Copublished with Redleaf Press. 

I Belong: Active Learning for Children With Special Needs

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This book looks at the core principles of HighScope's participatory learning approach, in which young children actively construct their knowledge of the world through their interaction with poeple, events, materials, and ideas. Supportive adults are partners in this learning experience, creating a climate in which children become trusting and independent.

This book addresses questions that include

  • How do I use the HighScope curriculum with a child who has an Individualized Education Program?
  • How do I problem-solve with a child who has special needs?
  • Does the daily routine work for a child with special needs? What sorts of accommodations are necessary?
  • Are there ways to effectively integrate curriculum and therapy?

From HighScope.

Child Care and Children With Special Needs (DVD)

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This two-part DVD is designed for use as an inservice training tool for program directors and caregivers to inspire and inform them in meeting the challenge of caring for children with disabilities. The first part describes how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to child care programs and documents the experiences of four families and programs that are currently making inclusion work. The second part provides detailed information about how child care programs can interact with parents and special services providers to insure that children with disabilities receive the best possible care. Produced by Video Active Productions. DVD set includes printed training module.

Developmental Screening in Early Childhood: A Guide (5th ed.)

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Sound developmental screening identifies those children who should receive more extensive assessment to determine whether they need additional support for learning. Developmental Screening in Early Childhood covers the basics of selecting an appropriate instrument and setting up a screening program.

This fifth edition covers the basics of screening used to identify which children may have learning problems or disabilities. Offers advice for selecting an appropriate screening instrument and for setting up a screening program. Contains reviews of current developmental screens, plus an entirely new annotated bibliography. It also includes sections on screening for social-emotional/behavioral concerns and screening individual areas of development.

CARA's Kit: Creating Adaptations for Routines and Activities

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Promote the participation of all children in the full early childhood curriculum. This kit provides guidance for how to make adaptations for daily activities and routines so that children ages 3–6 with disabilities and other special needs can successfully participate in all classroom activities. Contains a CD with resources and a booklet about adaptations. From the Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.

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