Very Young Children with Special Needs

Author: Vikki F. Howard
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133376397
Format: PDF, ePub
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This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. Once again, the author team of Vikki F. Howard, Betty Fry Williams, Denielle Miller, and Estee Aiken have written a comprehensive introduction to early childhood special education and early intervention resource for professionals preparing to work with infants, toddlers and preschool children with disabilities and their families. Very Young Children with Special Needs: A Foundation for Educators, Families, and Service Providers, Loose Leaf Version, 5/e remains a foundational text that is practical, offering readers a thorough review of early intervention and early childhood special education, and the most detailed information available about the causes of disabling conditions in young children. Readers will be provided with “best practices” for supporting diverse families, five philosophical issues important to effective intervention and support to young children and their families, and unique coverage of typical child development across physical, emotional, language and cognitive domains.

Young Children with Special Needs

Author: Stephen R Hooper
Publisher: Pearson Education (Us)
ISBN: 9780135012314
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For Introduction to Special Education courses, Early Childhood Special Education courses, and Early Childhood Intervention courses.For over thirty years, Young Children with Special Needs has provided the field with an in-depth treatment of early childhood special education. This classic, edited book offers broad-based coverage of all aspects of special education for the young from a theoretical-developmental perspective. In the Fifth Edition, the authors continue to 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 old. Significant attention is paid to core issues including special education's historical foundations, the growth and development of the discipline, working with families, assessment and intervention, the use of technology, and cultural competency. Readers will appreciate the revised and reorganized content of the entire text, integration of diversity issues throughout the text, integrated case studies in each chapter, a new user-friendly appearance, helpful instructional and study aids, and standardized terminology for ease of learning. Interesting, appealing, practical and inspiring, Young Children with Special Needs, Fifth Edition, retains its classic status and will continue to be the best resource for preparing the future educators of our young."

Essential Elements for Assessing Infants and Preschoolers with Special Needs

Author: Mary McLean
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780132757072
Format: PDF, Docs
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This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. Revered expert authors Mary McLean, Mary Louise Hemmeter, and Patricia Snyder have written an indispensable text for the early childhood educator with Essential Elements for Assessing Infants and Preschoolers with Special Needs. Filled with the most vital information about the best evidence-based practices for use in assessment of young children with special needs, this elemental resource guides the development of its audience-future educators of the very young-preparing them with the necessary skills to successfully carry-out assessment of young children with disabilities, age birth through five. Carefully articulated and crafted in a clearly organized way, the twelve chapters that comprise this new entry to the field will provide its readers with the elements, the research, the application, and more. A strong overview and importance of assessment in EI/ECSE begins this practical new text, as assessment models and methods are presented, and assessing early learning environments is explored. Diversity, cultural competence, and assessment are key components to the text. The authors also address assessing language and communication, social competence and play skills, early academic skills, adaptive skills, motor skills, the functional assessment of challenging behaviors, and monitoring child progress. The text concludes with evidence-based practices in assessment.

Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings

Author: Tom E. Smith
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134006208
Format: PDF, Docs
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Child and Adolescent Development with Access Code

Author: Anita Woolfolk
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133831511
Format: PDF, ePub
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the loose-leaf version Child and Adolescent Development takes a chronological approach to the study of child development, with an applied focus.Authors Anita Woolfolk and Nancy Perry describe the characteristics and the developmental milestones of the major developmental periods -- infancy and toddlerhood, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence -- and discuss the implications and applications of research in child development. The text provides reliable and practical guidelines to help prospective teachers and other professionals working with children to recognize typical and atypical development and to support the development of children and adolescents in positive ways. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, video analysis exercises, and assessments. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0133831515 / 9780133831511 Child and Adolescent Development, Loose-Leaf Version with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133439798 / 9780133439793 Child and Adolescent Development, Loose-Leaf Version 0133551482 / 9780133551488 Child and Adolescent Development, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card From reviews of the First Edition: "[W]ell written with a clear focus on the undergraduate audience, it covers a wide range of relevant topics that undergraduates are interested in, it makes human development theories accessible to undergraduates, and it integrates multiple cultural lenses ... I absolutely love it compared to the other options on the market in this field ." -- Michelle Tichy, University of Northern Iowa "The writing style is excellent! ...The Introductory 'What would you do' scenarios are great for stimulating critical thinking at the beginning of the class discussions. . . . 'Connecting with Children' sections prov

Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs

Author: Libby G Cohen
Publisher: Pearson Education (Us)
ISBN: 9780137054572
Format: PDF, Kindle
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For courses in Assessment in Special Education.Written in straightforward prose with an accessible tone, the fourth edition has been completely updated and revised, emphasizing contemporary, practical, and authentic classroom assessment approaches and proven techniques for the classroom. Featured case studies reflect today's classrooms and practices, and numerous hands-on strategies and research-based examples are included to solidify the core material for readers.This text for assessing students with special needs in an educational setting offers future and experienced educators and related professionals a contemporary, easy-to-read understanding of informal and teacher-developed assessment approaches and techniques, as well as descriptions of widely-used tests and measures and contemporary perspectives on assessment. This edition incorporates best practices and the use of technology in assessment practices, and covers: contemporary, classroom and teacher approaches; research-based practices; formal and informal assessments and testing practices; observation techniques; functional behavioral assessment; curriculum-based assessment; criterion-referenced assessment; performance-based assessments; standardized instruments; contemporary approaches to the assessment of literacy and mathematics; interpreting tests; writing reports; and program evaluation. Readers will be given the most current information on assessment approaches, research-based practices, and federal mandates related to assessment of students with disabilities, ages 3 - 20. Incorporating formal, informal, and performance-based assessment tools, critical topics linked to school-based examples, and more, special education teachers will be exposed to the most prevalent information, knowledge, and skills that they need to know and understand about special education classroom assessment."

Child Development and Education

Author: Teresa M. McDevitt
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
ISBN: 1442564113
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Child Development and Education is a comprehensive child development text written especially for educators. It helps students to translate developmental theories into practical implications for teaching and caring for youngsters with diverse backgrounds, characteristics and needs. The text draws from innumerable theoretical concepts, research studies conducted around the world and the authors’ own experiences as parents, teachers, psychologists and researchers to identify strategies for promoting young people’s physical, cognitive and social–emotional growth. In this Australian edition, contemporary Australian and New Zealand research has been highlighted, and local educational structures, philosophies and controversies have been reflected.

Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Special Needs

Author: Ruth E. Cook
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134042204
Format: PDF
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Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Special Needs and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0134019415. Here are practical, realistic curricular adaptations for ensuring successful inclusion of students with special needs. This highly readable, well researched, and current resource uses a developmental focus, rather than a disability orientation, to discuss typical and atypical child development and curricular adaptations, and encourage the treatment of students as children first, without regard to their learning differences. This integrated but non-categorical approach assumes that children are more alike than different in their development, and avoids the negative impact of labeling children with disability categorical names. The inclusive focus assumes that attitudes, environments, and intervention strategies can be accepted so that all young children with special needs can be included. Combining systematic instruction with naturalistic instruction embedded in daily activities, Adapting Early Childhood Curricula for Children with Special Needs, 9/e provides numerous how-to strategies derived from evidence-based practices, making it invaluable as a text today and a resource to take into the classroom tomorrow. Future professionals get examples of practical, realistic curricular adaptations that make inclusive education successful; see how to deal effectively with families and others by developing essential skills in listening, communication, conflict resolution problem solving, and biases and prejudices. Unique to this text is a section including practical recommendations for working effectively with paraprofessionals. Comprehensive without being overwhelming, the book encourages reflective practice. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and internet resources. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Parents as Partners in Education Families and Schools Working Together with Enhanced Pearson Etext Access Card Package

Author: Eugenia Hepworth Berger
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780134057323
Format: PDF, Kindle
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book. Parents as Partners in Education is the most comprehensive book on the market covering the history of family/school collaboration, current issues and population trends affecting American schools and communities, diverse family structures, and techniques for establishing connections with parents and encouraging involvement with their child's learning (PreK- Grade 4). Among other themes, the book emphasizes the importance of funds of knowledge for children's development and for effective partnerships with families (the knowledge that children acquire from their families). This edition also adds the concept of funds of identity as a catalyst for educators to understand their own identity. Throughout the book the authors make connections to these concepts not only to help educators understand child development, but also to show how children develop within the context of their families. This edition also continues to highlight important parent involvement programs and how such programs are often successful because of an asset-based view of families, particularly of those that are culturally and linguistically diverse, as well as those with children with special needs. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video and assessments. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134057325 / 9780134057323 Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 9/e Package consists of: 0133802469 / 9780133802467 Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together 0134054105 / 9780134054100 Parents as Partners in Education: Families and Schools Working Together, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Assessment in Special Education

Author: Roger A. Pierangelo
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134145013
Format: PDF, ePub
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the loose-leaf version. Practical, user-friendly, and clearly understandable, this widely popular text gives students and future teachers what they need to understand assessment in the schools, and to use it effectively in practice. A real-world story of the entire process of assessment that has a beginning, a middle, and an end, Pierangelo and Giuliani's text not only covers validity and reliability, tests most often used in assessment, legal issues, and basic statistical terminology, but also focuses on the practical application of assessment in schools with discussions on interpreting results, diagnosing a suspected disability, writing a professional report, making recommendations from the data, presenting results to parents, and attending eligibility committee meetings. The comprehensive coverage of assessment spans infancy and preschool age through high school and into adulthood and includes combined coverage of formal and informal assessment. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad� and Android� tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134145011 / 9780134145013 Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134189035 / 9780134189031 Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card 013418940X / 9780134189406 Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach, Loose-Leaf Version