ERIC Number: ED453633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Assistive Technology for Young Children.
Kelker, Katharin A.
Early Childhood Bulletin, Spr 1993
This issue of the "Early Childhood Bulletin" explains the developmental and learning implications of play for very young children and outlines ways in which assistive technology can open doors to play for children with disabilities. The importance of incorporating assistive technology into a child's early intervention program through the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) is discussed, and definitions for related terminology from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is included. (SG)
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Child Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Family Involvement, Individualized Family Service Plans, Infants, Play, Preschool Education, Quality of Life, Toddlers, Toys
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS), 137 E. Franklin St., Suite 500, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3628. Tel: 919-962-8426; Tel: 877-574-3194 (TDD); Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.nectas.unc.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC.; Federation for Children with Special Needs, Boston, MA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part H