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ERIC Number: ED405660
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Inclusion Forum, 1993.
Abraham, Marie, Ed.; Wald, Penny, Ed.
Inclusion Forum, v1 n1-2 1993
These two newsletters focus on two issues concerning full inclusion for young children with disabilities: the debate over developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) in inclusive preschool classrooms, and optimal classroom environments for inclusive early childhood settings. The first newsletter includes: a review of three articles addressing DAP; a description of First CHANCE (Children with Handicaps Assisted and Nurtured in Childcare Environments), which is a federally funded model inservice project to support child care providers and educators implementing inclusive practices; a description of a technical assistance project on preventing severe challenging behavior in preschool children; and a summary of principles advocated by the Community Integration Project. The second issue includes: practical suggestions from the literature for maximizing children's engagement in play and social interaction; a description of the Family Child Care Integration Project (which trains family home care providers to include children with special needs); a description of Project Coach Outreach (which provides training in coaching and consultation skills to increase inclusive, community-based services for preschoolers with disabilities in Mississippi); and suggestions from the Education Home Model Outreach Project. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Dept. of Teacher Preparation and Special Education.