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Lipscomb Shannon T., Hatfield Bridget E., Lewis Hillary, Goka-Dubose Emiko, Fisher Philip A., December, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
With the majority of children in the United States attending early care and education (ECE) prior to kindergarten (National Survey of Early Care and Education, 2016), the opportunity to reach children early, and strengthen resilience in the context…
Roots of Resilience Research Team, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief summarizes the first research on the Roots of Resilience program. (author abstract)
Spear Caitlin F., Piasta Shayne B., Yeomans-Maldonado Gloria, Ottley Jennifer Riggie, Justice Laura M., O'Connell Ann, May/June 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this study, we provide a contemporary examination of the similarities and differences between early childhood general educators (ECEs) and early childhood special educators (ECSEs) within a theoretically driven model that accounted for the…
Strain Phillip S., August, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article reports on a 4-year follow-up study from the Learning Experiences and Alternative Program for Preschoolers and Their Parents (LEAP) randomized trial of early intervention for young children with autism. Overall, participants from LEAP…
Guo Ying, Dynia Jaclyn M., Logan Jessica A. R., Justice Laura M., Breit-Smith Allison, Kaderavek Joan N., Q4 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined fidelity of implementation (FOI) in the context of an early-literacy intervention involving 83 early childhood special education (ECSE) teachers and 291 three- to five-year old children with disabilities in their classrooms.…
Erwin Elizabeth J., Maude Susan P., Palmer Susan B., Summers Jean Ann, Brotherson Mary Jane, Haines Shana J., Stroup-Rentier Vera Lynne, Zheng Yuzhu, Peck Nancy F., July, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood practitioners can play a vital role in the development of early self-determination in partnership with families. Self-determination has been generally considered to be about personal agency or control that can also relate to the…
Catts Hugh W., Nielsen Diane Corcoran, Bridges Mindy Sittner, Liu Yi Syuan, Bontempo Daniel E., May/June 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early and accurate identification of children at risk for reading disabilities (RD) is critical for the prevention of RD within a response to intervention framework. In this study, we investigated the use of universal screening and progress…
Dykstra Jessica R., Watson Linda R., Boyd Brian A., Wilson Kaitlyn P., Crais Elizabeth R., Baranek Grace T., Flippin Michelle, Flagler Sally, March, 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
Despite an emphasis on identifying evidence-based practices among researchers and using evidence-based practices among professionals in the field of education, there are still problems with uptake and implementation in real-world settings. This lack…
Fleury Veronica P., Thompson Julie L., Wong Connie S., January, 2015
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
Due to difficulties associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), many children with ASD will require additional support to actively participate in classroom activities. Therefore, it is important that professionals who work with young children…
Nahmias Allison S., Kase Colleen, Mandell David S., April, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Little comparative research examines which community-based preschool intervention placements produce the best outcomes for which children with autism spectrum disorders. Autism-specific placements can provide intensive evidence based care; however,…
Simon-Cereijido Gabriela, Gutierrez-Clellen Vera, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
There has been a growing concern about how best to address the needs of dual language learners with language impairments. Most dual language programmes have been evaluated with children with typical language development (TLD) and as a result, very…
Sutherland Kevin S., McLeod Bryce D., Conroy Maureen A., Cox Julia R., June, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
Young children with and at risk for emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD) present challenges for early childhood teachers. Evidence-based programs designed to address these young children's behavior problems exist, but there are a number of barriers…
Boyd Brian A., Hume Kara A., McBee Matthew T., Alessandri Michael, Gutierrez Anibal, Johnson LeAnne, Sperry Laurie Allyn, Odom Samuel L., June, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
LEAP and TEACCH represent two comprehensive treatment models (CTMs) that have been widely used across several decades to educate young children with autism spectrum disorders. The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to compare high fidelity…
Wong Connie S., May, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this study was to pilot test a classroom-based intervention focused on facilitating play and joint attention for young children with autism in self-contained special education classrooms. Thirty-three children with autism between the ages…
Coman Drew, Alessandri Michael, Gutierrez Anibal, Novotny Stephanie, Boyd Brian A., Hume Kara A., Sperry Laurie Allyn, Odom Samuel L., February, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of both shared and differing levels of commitment to the philosophical tenets underlying both the Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children (TEACH) and the Learning Experiences and Alternative…