ERIC Number: ED399742
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education: Recommended Practices.
Odom, Samuel L.; McLean, Mary E.
This book's 15 chapters elaborate on specific educational practices in early intervention and early childhood special education, recommended by a task force of the Council for Exceptional Children's Division of Early Childhood. The selected practices were identified through a process involving analysis of expert opinions, professional consensus, state-level consensus, and national validation. Chapter titles and authors are: (1) "Establishing Recommended Practices in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education" (Mary E. McLean and Samuel L. Odom); (2) "Assessment for Early Intervention: Emerging Themes and Practices" (John T. Neisworth and Stephen J. Bagnato); (3) "Family Participation" (Lisbeth J. Vincent and Mary E. McLean); (4) "Development and Implementation of Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) and Individualized Education Programs (IEPs); Opportunities for Empowerment" (Vickie P. Turbiville and others); (5) "The Widespread Adoption of Service Delivery Recommendations: A Systems Change Perspective" (Phillip S. Strain and others); (6) "General Curriculum and Intervention Strategies" (Mark Wolery and Diane M. Sainato); (7) "Promoting the Cognitive Competence of Young Children with or at Risk for Developmental Disabilities" (Carl J. Dunst and others); (8) "Indicators of Quality in Communication Intervention" (Howard Goldstein and others); (9) "Strategies for Promoting Social Interaction and Emotional Development of Infants and Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families" (Mary A. McEvoy and Samuel L. Odom); (10) "Intervention Strategies To Promote Motor Skills" (Rebecca R. Fewell); (11) "Interventions To Promote Adaptive Behavior Skills" (Eva M. Horn); (12) "Transition" (Mary Beth Bruder and Lynette Chandler); (13) "Early Childhood Education of Children Who Are Gifted" (Stephen W. Stile); (14) "Personnel Preparation in Early Education and Intervention: Recommended Preservice and Inservice Practices" (Patricia S. Miller and Vicki D. Stayton); and (15) "Program Evaluation" (Scott Snyder and Robert Sheehan). An appendix lists all 417 recommended practices. (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Cognitive Development, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Practices, Educational Quality, Educational Strategies, Emotional Development, Evaluation Methods, Family Involvement, Gifted, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Family Service Plans, Infants, Interpersonal Competence, Motor Development, Perceptual Motor Learning, Preschool Curriculum, Program Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Systems Approach, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Transitional Programs, Young Children
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