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Banerjee, Rashida; Movahedazarhouligh, Sara; Millen, Kaitlyn; Luckner, John L. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Valid and evidence-informed practices are critical to help young children with disabilities and their families with highly effective interventions and instruction to reach their potentials. Replication research is critical for appraising research and identifying evidence-based practices. The purpose of this study was to replicate the methods used…
Descriptors: Evidence, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Replication (Evaluation)
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Schebell, Shannon; Shepley, Collin; Mataras, Theologia; Wunderlich, Kara – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Children with communication delays often display difficulties labeling stimuli in their environment, particularly related to actions. Research supports direct instruction with video and picture stimuli for increasing children's action labeling repertoires; however, no studies have compared which type of stimuli results in more efficient,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods, Communication Problems, Communication Disorders
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Dunlap, Glen; Strain, Phillip; Lee, Janice K.; Joseph, Jaclyn; Leech, Nancy – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children (PTR-YC) is a standardized model of positive behavior support designed to deliver individualized interventions for preschool-aged children with severe and persistent challenging behaviors. A randomized controlled trial was conducted to compare effects of PTR-YC with those of a "business as…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers, Comparative Analysis
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Hojnoski, Robin L.; Caskie, Grace I. L.; Miller Young, Robin – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Data indicate that children with disabilities typically display lower levels of proficiency in mathematics than their nondisabled peers, with this difference remaining stable over time. Although literature exists regarding school-age children, few studies have examined early numeracy skills of preschoolers and child characteristics associated with…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Preschool Children, Numeracy, Comparative Analysis
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Greenwood, Charles R.; Beecher, Constance; Atwater, Jane; Petersen, Sarah; Schiefelbusch, Jean; Irvin, Dwight – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
A gap exists in the information needed to make intervention decisions with preschool children who are unresponsive to instructional intervention. "Multi-Tiered System of Supports/Response to Intervention" (MTSS/RTI) progress monitoring is helpful in indicating when an intervention change is needed but provides little information on what…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Individualized Education Programs, Literacy, Probability
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Gerow, Stephanie; Rispoli, Mandy; Ninci, Jennifer; Gregori, Emily V.; Hagan-Burke, Shanna – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of parent training on parent implementation of functional communication training (FCT) in the trained routine and in a novel routine. Three young children with developmental delays and their parents participated. A multiple-probe across parent-child dyads was used to evaluate the impact of parent…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Young Children, Developmental Delays, Program Effectiveness
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Fleury, Veronica P.; Lease, Erin M. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
In this pilot study, we describe emergent literacy skills and factors related to literacy for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A total of 38 parents and their children (n = 18 with ASD; n = 20 typically developing) participated in this study. Our analyses revealed great variability in emergent literacy performance across the ASD…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Emergent Literacy, Reading Difficulties
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Meyer, Lori E.; Ostrosky, Michaelene M. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
We conducted an exploratory study to investigate teachers' confidence and agreement with children when teachers and children identified close classroom friendships. Participants comprised six kindergarten teachers and 110 children, including 26 children with disabilities. Data were gathered from a friendship nomination questionnaire completed by…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Friendship, Teacher Attitudes, Kindergarten
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Heilmann, John J.; Moyle, Maura J.; Rueden, Ashley M. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Having strong alphabet knowledge early in life is a powerful predictor of long-term reading and academic outcomes. Upon tracking the alphabet knowledge of 172 children enrolled in their first year of Head Start, we identified that most of the children could name fewer than 10 letters at the beginning of the academic year. Approximately, one third…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Emergent Literacy, Early Intervention, Knowledge Level
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Greenwood, Charles R.; Walker, Dale; Buzhardt, Jay; Irvin, Dwight; Schnitz, Alana G.; Jia, Fan – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Universal screening and progress monitoring measures are increasingly of interest to early interventionists who make decisions about the services provided to young children. A measure of infant-toddlers' growth in early movement, the "Early Movement Indicator" ("EMI"), was reported in 2002. However, the EMI has remained an…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Early Intervention, Infants, Toddlers
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Barger, Brian; Rice, Catherine; Simmons, Christina Anne; Wolf, Rebecca – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Authors conducted a systematic literature review on early identification steps leading at-risk young children to connect with Part C services. Authors classified data collection settings as primary (settings for general population) or specialized (settings for children at risk of developmental delay) and according to the phases of early…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Equal Education
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Romano, Mollie; Woods, Juliann – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
This study used a single-case, multiple baseline design to examine the effectiveness of collaborative coaching on three Early Head Start (EHS) teachers' use of responsive communication strategies with toddlers with communication delays. Child communication targets and teacher communication strategies were measured as secondary outcomes. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Disadvantaged Youth, Intervention, Play
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Salisbury, Christine; Woods, Juliann; Snyder, Patricia; Moddelmog, Kierstin; Mawdsley, Helena; Romano, Mollie; Windsor, Kelly – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Despite an emphasis in the field on triadic approaches to the delivery of early intervention (EI), remarkably little is known about the shared experiences of caregivers (CGs) and providers during home visits. Within the context of developing, refining, and evaluating the "Embedded Practices and Intervention With Caregivers" (EPIC)…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Intervention, Caregiver Attitudes, Early Intervention
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DuPaul, George J.; Kern, Lee; Belk, Georgia; Custer, Beth; Hatfield, Andrea; Daffner, Molly; Peek, Daniel – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
The most efficacious psychosocial intervention for reducing attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms in young children is behavioral parent training (BPT). Potential benefits are hindered by limited accessibility, low session attendance, and poor implementation of prescribed strategies. As a result, only approximately half of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Young Children, Parent Participation, Individual Development
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Sharabi, Adi; Marom-Golan, Dafna – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2018
Parental involvement plays a critical role in the development of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and can promote children's developmental and educational outcomes. This study aimed to compare mothers and fathers of children with ASD's social support and education levels in relation to their level of involvement. Participants included…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Gender Differences, Parent Participation
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