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ERIC Number: ED497600
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 136
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-9288-9640-1
Essential Touch: Meeting the Needs of Young Children
Carlson, Frances M.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Learn how to safely incorporate touch in the early childhood setting and how to prepare children to confront troubling touch-related situations that may arise outside your setting. Following Acknowledgments, the book includes the following six chapters: (1) Taking a Look at Touch; (2) The Importance of Touch in Development and Learning; (3) Nurturing Children through Touch; (4) Teaching Children about Touch; (5) Concerns about Touch in Early Childhood Settings; and (6) When Children Have Touch-Related Special Needs. References, Resources and Appendixes are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A