ERIC Number: ED352773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Integrating Young Children with Disabilities into Community Programs: Ecological Perspectives on Research and Implementation.
Peck, Charles A., Ed.; And Others
This text summarizes the state of knowledge in the field of early childhood integration of children with disabilities. The 14 chapters are grouped in sections which focus on relationships, curriculum planning, organizational supports, and values/attitudes, respectively. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Ecological Perspectives on the Implementation of Integrated Early Childhood Programs" (Charles A. Peck); "Language Intervention: Research and Implications for Service Delivery" (Angela Notari and Kevin Cole); "Social Interaction Skills Interventions for Young Children with Disabilities in Integrated Settings" (Samuel L. Odom and William H. Brown); "Providing Family Support in Integrated Settings: Research and Recommendations" (Pamela L. Winton); "Innovations in Early Childhood Education: Models that Support the Integration of Children of Varied Developmental Levels" (Sherrill Richarz); "Implementing Individualized Curricula in Integrated Settings" (Mark Wolery and Lucy A. Fleming); "Facilitating Integrated Preschool Service Delivery Transitions for Children, Families, and Professionals" (Mary Frances Hanline); "Consultation and Collaboration: Essentials of Integration Efforts for Young Children" (Marci J. Hanson and Anne H. Widerstrom); "Staff Development in Support of Integration" (Susan Kontos and Nancy File); "Integrated Early Childhood Programs: Research on the Implementation of Change in Organizational Contexts" (Charles A. Peck et al.); "Comprehensive Educational, Social, and Policy Forces that Affect Preschool Integration" (Phillip S. Strain and Barbara J. Smith); "The Effects of Attitude on Preschool Integration" (Zolinda Stoneman); "Integrated Programs: Effects on Young Children and Their Parents" (Suzanne Lamorey and Diane D. Bricker); and "Integration: Campaign for the New Century" (Diane D. Brick et al.). (DB)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Consultation Programs, Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Developmental Stages, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Family Involvement, Futures (of Society), Individualized Education Programs, Interpersonal Competence, Mainstreaming, Organizational Change, Preschool Education, Program Implementation, Social Integration, Staff Development, Transitional Programs
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($30).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
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