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ERIC Number: ED391325
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Welcoming All Children: A Closer Look at Inclusive Child Care.
Duffy, Cheryl; And Others
This guide for child care providers in South Dakota offers guidelines for including children with disabilities in child care services. The materials in the guide provide information on: what inclusive child care is; characteristics of the good child care provider; the importance of "child first" terminology; commonalities of all children; the importance of teamwork with the child's educational program providers and parents; requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act; communication strategies for providers; strategies for managing small groups to include children with specific disabilities; answering children's questions about disabilities; equipment and adaptive devices; and evaluating and adapting toys. Also included are a suggested bibliography of children's books and descriptions of several South Dakota agencies that can provide additional assistance. (DB) (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community
Language: English
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: South Dakota State Dept. of Education and Cultural Affairs, Pierre.
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota