Teaching Young Children With Disabilities in Natural EnvironmentsBook - 2013
Now enhanced with new topics critical to effective practice, this second edition is the essential methods textbook for preservice professionals preparing to teach young children with disabilties in today's increasingly diverse and inclusive programs. Focusing on children birth to 5, this core text gives future professionals specific, evidence-based knowledge on what to teach and how to teach it, with practical methods that fit into naturally occurring activties and routines. The expert authors sythesize nearly a decade of new developments in this revised and expanded second edition, making this the most comprehensive, up-to-date methods textbook available for the new generation of early childhood special educators and interventionists.
This core text: prepares professionals for success in today's natural and inclusive environments; takes a non-categorical approach, so professionals can skillfully address challenges that cross a range of disabilties and ages; contains clear, explicit guidance on the best methods and procedures to use when teaching and conducting intervention, and has a strong focus throughout the book on cultural competence.
Student-friendly features include: focus points, concise chapter summaries challenging study questions, and realistic examples that illustrate the suggested techniques and strategies.