Intervening Early

Author: Nicky Hutchinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136601813
Format: PDF, Mobi
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When the behaviour of young children causes concern, practitioners often find it difficult to identify exactly what the child’s needs are or how to focus their support most effectively. This book helps meet this challenge. Its inclusive approach seeks to promote positive behaviour in all children. The book includes: a straightforward assessment process to identify children who need additional support practical strategies to encourage positive behaviour and promote emotional well being informative case studies that show how solutions work in practice. This book is an ideal resource for all early years practitioners working across a variety of settings for young children.

The Special Education Handbook

Author: Michael Farrell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136616683
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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'What a terrific resource: comprehensive and current, this Handbook is a vital acquisition for all involved in special education programs. Dr Farrell writes clearly and with a practical flair ... Highly recommended.' – Michael Arthur-Kelly PhD, Associate Professor and Director, Special Education Centre, University of Newcastle, Australia This acclaimed, bestselling and comprehensive guide, now in a fully updated fourth edition, is an essential reference book for anyone involved with special education. All entries have been reviewed to reflect current practice and the book is enriched with extra resources, including references to useful Internet sites. Focusing on current educational frameworks in the United Kingdom and the United States of America, the author has gathered into one A to Z volume a wide range of information essential to good practice in mainstream and special schools. A thematic index helps the reader plot a course through topics of interest. The broad themes and areas covered are: basic terms, ideas and values venues relating to special education, and school organisation roles and responsibilities individual differences among learners with disabilities and disorders curriculum and assessment, resources and technology pedagogy and classroom organisation therapy and care. Presented in a handy quick reference format The Special Education Handbook also provides a coherent account of the complexities of special education, combining a wealth of practical guidance with the latest research findings. This clear and concise Handbook is indispensable for all those involved in special education, including teachers, teaching assistants, parents, administrators and others.

Attention Seeking

Author: Nigel Mellor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0857026712
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This new edition of Nigel Mellor's bestselling book 'Attention Seeking' is focused specifically on solving the distressing problems raised by attention seeking behaviour, both in classrooms and in pre-school settings. Useful both as a reference and a practical guide, the book can help practitioners meet the requirements of 'Every Child Matters'. Drawing on over 20 years experience working with teachers and parents, the author's approach is down to earth, encouraging and challenging. The second edition has a new easy to follow layout, with chapters containing practical points, new case study materials and updated references. Other brand new features include: - a 10 steps programme setting out clear strategies to use - material on the use of stories - discussion of problems with time-out - cutting-edge coverage of ADHD, chaos, autism, language problems and attachment - ideas for managing parent meetings in school. Written for staff in nurseries and schools (mainstream and special), and for lecturers and researchers in departments of education, this book is ideal for anyone wanting to understand more about attention seeking and reduce this unwanted behaviour in the young people they work with. Visit Nigel Mellor's website : here

Promoting Positive Behavior

Author: Suzanne K. Adams
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131408098
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written in an informal, accessible style, this practical book equips future teaching professionals to effectively support emotional well-being, reduce problem behavior, and enhance social competence in toddlers, pre-schoolers, and primary-grade children. Based on the ECE-CARES Project, housed at the University of Colorado at Denver, text-advocated strategies are focused on five fundamental constructions: caring and cooperative early childhood settings, assertiveness through self-esteem and mastery, relationship skills, emotional regulation and reactivity, and self-control. The authors make use of numerous real-life examples to show how these strategies result in high rates of prosocial skills, positive peer interactions, and use of peaceful conflict resolution techniques.Chapter topics include complex influences on children's lives, class meetings and family involvement, creating a caring emotional environment, identifying and expressing emotions, peaceful problem solving, anger management and calming down, stress reduction, emotionally-responsive curriculum planning, and intervention for children with behavior challenges.For pre-K, primary grade, and special education teachers; and for elementary school administrative personnel, and other individuals involved in early childhood management.

Promoting Positive Behaviour

Author: Tim O'Brien
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136619348
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention

Author: Jack P. Shonkoff
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521585736
Format: PDF
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This 2000 book provides a comprehensive overview of this complex field by an outstanding group of contributing authors.

Positive Behavioral Support

Author: Lynn Kern Koegel
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557662286
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This strategy-packed resource offers innovative intervention techniques and explores the planning and assistance needed to fully include individuals with challenging behavior at home, at school, and in the community.

Setting the Scene for Positive Behaviour in the Early Years

Author: Jason Harding-Swale
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134191340
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This highly practical book shows how staff in early years settings can implement simple changes to make positive behaviour a reality for all. Based on his vast experience in the field, the author provides an array of positive behaviour strategies that can be successful with the widest variety of children, whatever the reason for their behaviour. Designed to appeal to and be accessible for all early years practitioners, this book includes strategies and advice on: how to structure learning environments to encourage positive behaviour providing equality of opportunity, and responding to individual needs teaching emotional literacy working in partnership with parents positive strategies for working with children with autism, ADHD, or withdrawn or distressed children. Supported by extensive case studies, photocopiable material and pro formas, this book will be essential reading for early years workers in a wide variety of settings, as well as students studying childcare at NVQ or degree level.