A practical guide to identifying and working with young children with special needs in child care settings. It outlines how to recognise when young children have atypical needs, individualise relevant programs for them, and make sure that they can participate socially with other children. Australian author (Flinders University).
Part I Foundations of early years education1. Fundamentals of early education, Louise Porter, Flinders University2. Collaborating with parents Louise Porter, Flinders University3. Identification and assessment, Louise Porter, Flinders University4. Individualising programs, Louise Porter, Flinders UniversityPart II Programming for atypical developmental needs5. Vision, James D. Kenefick, Australasian College of Behavioural Optometrists6. Motor skills, Margaret Sullivan, Paediatric physiotherapist7. Daily living skills, Zara Soden, Flinders Medical Centre Adelaide8. Hearing, Lindsay Burnip, Flinders University9. Communication skills, Bernice Burnip, Flinders University10. Cognitive skills, Louise Porter, Flinders University11. Emotional and social needs, Louise Porter, Flinders University12. Behaviour management, Louise Porter, Flinders UniversityAppendix I Common causes of atypical developmentAppendix II Typical developmental milestonesAppendix III Indicators
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 21st December 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin