ERIC Number: ED323697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Small Steps: An Early Intervention Program for Children with Developmental Delays.
Pieterse, Moira; And Others
This boxed set includes eight booklets of home activities for early intervention for young children with developmental delays. The first book provides an introduction to the program and its implementation, lists 23 resources, describes a videotape which supplements the booklets, and includes a glossary. Book 2 covers how to select goals for the individual child and help the child achieve them in a family context. Book 3 covers language learning at preverbal and verbal levels, approaching the topic in the context of social interaction. Book 4 covers skills involving the large muscles of the body. Book 5 emphasizes fine motor skills and problem-solving, as well as the development of the concepts of color, shape, and size. Book 6 focuses on receptive language skills. Book 7 looks at personal and social skills including play, independent eating, dressing, and grooming. The last book presents a series of checklists for assessing progress and setting objectives. (PB)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Developmental Disabilities, Early Intervention, Evaluation Methods, Home Instruction, Interpersonal Competence, Language Acquisition, Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Preschool Education, Psychomotor Skills, Teaching Methods
Macquarie University, Special Education Centre, North Ryde, Macquarie University, New South Wales 2109, Australia ($48.00 plus postage).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Macquarie Univ., Sydney (Australia).