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Abel Alyson D., Schuele C. Melanie, Barako-Arndt Karen, Lee Marvin W., Blankenship Kathryn Guillot, August, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was (a) to describe the performance of preschool children from families with college-educated mothers on two norm-referenced measures, the Preschool Language Scale-4 (PLS-4) and Peabody Picture Vocabulary Tests-III (PPVT-…
Lynch Kathleen Bodisch, Uhl Monica, Reece John, Buck Deana McGuire, Gilles Donna L., July-September 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
As the number of young children with disabilities being included in diverse early childhood settings continues to increase, employing personnel with the requisite knowledge and skills to support their active participation and learning becomes of…
Guralnick Michael J., Bruder Mary Beth, July-September 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The current status and future directions of early childhood inclusion in the United States are discussed from the perspective of 4 key goals: access, accommodations and feasibility, developmental progress, and social integration. Recommendations are…
Bailey Don, Raspa Melissa J., Fox Leslie C., February, 2012
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the evaluation of special education services for young children with disabilities as promulgated by Public Law 99-457, and the importance of family outcomes in establishing programs providing those services
Buysse Virginia, Hollingsworth Heidi, West Tracey, 2011
Instruments
Ringwalt Sharon S., May 2008
Other
A collection of descriptions of early childhood screening and assessment tools, including information on whether the tool is appropriate to be used by parents or professionals
Andreassen Carol, Fletcher Philip, August 2007
Methods
A description of the characteristics and field performance of instruments used in the two-year data collection of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B), a nationally representative longitudinal study following children born…
Hains Ann H., June, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the process and methods used to produce a literature review of early childhood transitions research, policy, and practices
Greenwood Charles R., Walker Dale, Hornbeck Marguerite, Hebbeler Kathleen, Spiker Donna, Spring 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the Kansas Early Childhood Outcomes Accountability System, with findings from the first assessment using Early Childhood Outcome Center?s (ECO) Child Outcomes Summary Form (COSF)
University of Kentucky. National Early Childhood Transition Center, May, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of Critical Incident Technique, a research method based on studying participants' experiences of critical incidents, and its use in a study of early childhood transition practices
Bailey Don, Bruder Mary Beth, Hebbeler Kathleen, April, 2006
Other
A proposal of methods and guidelines to be used by states in the documentation of the outcomes of families who participate in early intervention and early childhood special education programs
University of Kentucky. National Early Childhood Transition Center, September, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of eco-mapping, a research method in which family linkages to the larger social system are reproduced graphically, and its use in the study of early childhood transitions
Andreassen Carol, Fletcher Philip, West Jerry, 2005
Reports & Papers
An overview of assessment methods and purposes for data collection on the developmental status of children in the study
Bailey Don, Bruder Mary Beth, January, 2005
Other
A discussion of the importance of the assessment and consideration of family outcomes in early childhood special education and intervention programs
Harbin Gloria, Rous Beth, McLean Mary E., August, 2004
Other
A resource for state policymakers to help guide their decisions in terms of collaboratively designing and implementing accountability models for early childhood programs that result in accurate data