Including Families of Children with Special Needs

Including Families of Children with Special Needs

Author: Carrie Scott Banks

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9781555707910

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 344

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More than 6.5 million children in the US receive special education services; in any given community, approximately one child out of every six will get speech therapy, go to counseling, attend classes exclusively with other children with disabilities, or receive some other service that allows him or her to learn. This new revised edition is a step-by-step guide to serving children and youth with disabilities as well as the family members, caregivers, and other people involved in their lives. The authors show how staff can enable full use of the library’s resources by integrating the methods of educators, medical and psychological therapists, social workers, librarians, parents, and other caregivers. Widening the scope to address the needs of teens as well as preschool and school-age children, this edition also discusses the needs of Spanish-speaking children with disabilities and their families, looking at cultural competency as well as Spanish-language resources. Enhanced with checklists, stories based on real experiences, descriptions of model programs and resources, and an overview of appropriate internet sites and services, this how-to gives thorough consideration to Partnering and collaborating with parents and other professionals Developing special collections and resources Assessing competencies and skills Principles underlying family-centered services and resource-based practices The interrelationship of early intervention, special education, and library service This manual will prove valuable not only to children’s services librarians, outreach librarians, and library administrators, but also early intervention and family support professionals, early childhood and special educators, childcare workers, daycare and after school program providers, and policymakers.

Early Childhood Intervention: Shaping the Future for Children with Special Needs and Their Families [3 volumes]

Early Childhood Intervention: Shaping the Future for Children with Special Needs and Their Families [3 volumes]

Author: Christina J. Groark

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313377945

Category: Medical

Page: 876

View: 663

This eye-opening set looks at young children with special needs, their families, and the laws, policies, programs, and services designed to help them. • Chapters from over 50 best-in-the-field contributors from disciplines including law, medicine, social work, occupational therapy, and education • Matrices, graphs, and diagrams • Extensive reference lists with every chapter

Crash Course in Children's Services, 2nd Edition

Crash Course in Children's Services, 2nd Edition

Author: Penny Peck

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610697828

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 139

View: 345

Useful for newcomers to the children's library staff as well as longtime children's librarians, the second edition of this popular handbook provides easy-to-follow instructions to make innovations in children's library materials work for you. • Covers new technologies and Common Core standards in addition to traditional areas of children's services • Allows any library staff to comfortably assist children searching for reference and homework help, offer effective readers' advisory assistance, and perform basic promotion of books to children • Supplies information that is useful for newcomers to the children's library staff and those who substitute at the children's desk as well as longtime children's librarians or experienced staff taking on new responsibilities

Housing and Disabled Children

Housing and Disabled Children

Author: Mark Bevan

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 9781861344649

Category: Social Science

Page: 26

View: 556

Published in association with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, this report highlights services in the UK that address the housing needs of disabled children and their families in a positive way, and services that have been commended by families themselves. It also highlights the key features of services that families and children find most helpful and provides a handy checklist against which service providers in the UK can assess the effectiveness of their services.

Including One, Including All

Including One, Including All

Author: Todd Wanerman

Publisher: Redleaf Press

ISBN: 9781605541808

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 603

Inclusive early childhood settings benefit all children, whether or not they have identified special needs. Including One, Including All provides theoretical, conceptual, and practical information on relationship-based, inclusive practices for early childhood classrooms, an approach that strengthens every child and supports the child’s behavioral, emotional, social, and learning challenges. Written by a team of professionals who are known for their successful work using this model, Including One, Including All includes blueprints for organizing this important work with children and their families and addresses the challenges and rewards of inclusion in early childhood classrooms, and chronicles the experiences of two children with special needs in early childhood settings.

Families and Transition to School

Families and Transition to School

Author: Sue Dockett

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319583297

Category: Education

Page: 271

View: 363

This collection addresses issues related to families and transition, and pays special attention to the transition to school, the effect of this on the family, as well as the effect of the family on that transition. It celebrates the roles of families, locating them as integral partners in time of transition and identifying a variety of ways in which families and educators can work together with children to promote positive transitions. The book draws on a range of theoretical frameworks and research projects to provide multiple perspectives of family involvement in education, family-educator partnerships, the nature of collaboration, issues for families in marginalised or complex circumstances, as well as the multiple intersections of families and transition processes. The research projects reported range from in-depth case studies to the analysis of large-scale data sets and all have multiple messages for practitioners, policy makers and researchers as they seek ways to engage with families as their children start school.

An Introduction to Young Children With Special Needs

An Introduction to Young Children With Special Needs

Author: Richard M. Gargiulo

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781544322070

Category: Education

Page: 400

View: 856

An Introduction to Young Children with Special Needs: Birth Through Age Eight is a comprehensive introduction to educational policies, programs, practices, and services for future practitioners serving young children with delays or disabilities in early intervention-early childhood special education (EI-ECSE). Thoughtfully addressing the needs of children at risk for learning or development delays or disabilities, revered authors Richard M. Gargiulo and Jennifer L. Kilgo offer evidence-based interventions and instructional techniques that provide students with a broad understanding of important theoretical and philosophical foundations, including evidence-based decision making, developmentally appropriate practices, cultural responsiveness, and activity-based intervention.

Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs

Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs

Author: Vicki A. McGinley

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506316017

Category: Education

Page: 344

View: 611

Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs: Collaborating Across the Age Span teaches students the skills they need to effectively collaborate with parents and families to ensure a child′s success in the classroom. The text takes a lifespan approach with a special emphasis on the critical transition points in a child’s life. Information is provided on what can be seen at each stage of an individual with disabilities’ development, and addresses the concerns and needs that families may have during these unique phases of growth. The authors provide an in-depth discussion of how parents and families are affected by particular disabilities, family system theory, the laws that affect individuals with disabilities, and assessments for individuals with disabilities. Chapters written by academics and professionals who are also parents of students with special needs bring a diverse range of voices into the narrative.

Making an Impact

Making an Impact

Author: Marianne Hester

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 1853028444

Category: Social Science

Page: 194

View: 679

"Making an Impact - Children and Domestic Violence focuses on the children who experience domestic violence and lays guidelines for how best to support and protect them." "Produced by a consortium consisting of the NSPCC, Barnardo's and the Domestic Violence Research Group at the University of Bristol, and commissioned by the Department of Health, this Reader will enable professionals working with children to develop informed, sophisticated and collaborative child care and protection responses for children who are experiencing domestic violence."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Crash Course in Storytime Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

Crash Course in Storytime Fundamentals, 2nd Edition

Author: Penny Peck

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781610697842

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 225

View: 553

This manual is a "one-stop shop" on how to present storytimes to suit different audiences including bilingual learners, special needs children, and those in a variety of settings such as Head Start, preschools, and day care situations. • Features strategies for using sign language and adapting storytime for special needs children • Includes ideas for expanding storytimes using hands-on learning, crafts, toys, and play

Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada

Early Childhood Care and Education in Canada

Author: Larry Prochner

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774841290

Category: Education

Page: 334

View: 121

Larry Prochner and Nina Howe reflect the variation within the field by bringing together a multidisciplinary group of experts to address key issues in the field: What programs are currently available and what are their origins? How are adults prepared for work in these programs? How do children within the programs spend their day? What policies guide the programs? How has the field reflected on itself through research? There are no simple answers, but the essays in this collection contribute to a creative reframing of the questions. The authors include psychologists, sociologists, historians, teacher educators, and social policy analysts.