ERIC Number: EJ508302
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Developmentally Appropriate Practice: A Critical Analysis as Applied to Young Children with Disabilities.
Carta, Judith J.
Focus on Exceptional Children, v27 n8 p1-14 Apr 1995
Premises and misconceptions about developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) are discussed, along with how the premises and practices of DAP diverge and overlap with recommended practices for early childhood special education. Instructional strategies that have been effective for teaching young children with disabilities and that follow DAP guidelines are presented. (SW)
Descriptors: Developmental Stages, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Practices, Guidelines, Individualized Instruction, Misconceptions, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A