ERIC Number: EJ933361
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
Early Childhood Education and Special Education: How Well Do They Mix? An Examination of Inclusive Practices in Early Childhood Educational Settings in Hong Kong
Zhang, Kaili C.
International Journal of Inclusive Education, v15 n6 p683-697 2011
To examine and identify the current inclusive practices in early childhood educational settings in Hong Kong, this qualitative study looks at the support and educational services available for young children with special needs in Hong Kong mainstream preschools as well as the characteristics of early childhood educational settings that support inclusion. Inclusive practices of each of the three preschools involved in the study are presented. Challenges to enhance the quality of inclusion in early childhood educational settings and future possibilities in the field in Hong Kong are also discussed.
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Special Education, Qualitative Research, Inclusion, Educational Practices
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong