ERIC Number: EJ594953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Controversial Practices: The Need for a Reacculturation of Early Intervention Fields.
McWilliam, R. A.
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v19 n3 p177-88 Fall 1999
Identifies characteristics (such as cure claims, practitioner specialization, and questionable research) of controversial practices in early intervention. Evaluates 13 such practices grouped into medical, educational, and therapeutic categories and suggests reasons that professionals and parents adopt such practices. Suggestions for the field include evaluating and summarizing research, conducting comparative research, and legislating practice guidelines. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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