ERIC Number: EJ796761
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 35
Enhancing Outcomes in Early Literacy for Young Children with Disabilities: Strategies for Success
Johnston, Susan S.; McDonnell, Andrea P.; Hawken, Leanne S.
Intervention in School and Clinic, v43 n4 p210-217 2008
Emerging literacy has been defined as the "reading and writing knowledge and behavior of children who are not yet conventionally literate" (Justice & Kaderavek, 2002, p. 8). This article provides readers with strategies for meeting the emerging literacy needs of young children with disabilities. Ideas for creating a literacy-rich environment as well as ways to adapt literacy-related materials and activities for children with delays/disabilities are presented and discussed.
Descriptors: Disabilities, Young Children, Emergent Literacy, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Special Needs Students, Reading Instruction, Developmental Delays
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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