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Mezey Jennifer, Neas Katherine, Irish Kate, December, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of state policies which would provide special education and early intervention services to low-income children with disabilities in child care programs
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, June, 2003
Executive Summary
A summary of an investigation into aspects and provisions of special educational needs (SEN) in young children between the ages of 3 and 6 years in the United Kingdom
Buford Rhonda, Stegelin Dolores A., 2003
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of an integrated approach to teach social skills to at risk preschoolers in order to prepare them for the kindergarten social environment, focusing on teaching social skills that incorporate developmentally appropriate practices with…
Kuntsmann Amanda H., 2003
Reports & Papers
A descriptive study of Head Start teachers' general beliefs about inclusion, factors inhibiting inclusion, and suggestions for methods to improve it
Emery Alice K., 2003
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the effectiveness of a training session for Head Start teachers on the use of specific directives when instructing preschool children with language and behavior problems and an examination of the effects of specific directives on…
Redden Sandra Cluett, Ramey Sharon L., Ramey Craig T., Forness Steven R., Brezausek Carl M., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study identifying rates across all diagnostic categories of special education for former Head Start children as they complete their kindergarten year, and an examination of systematic differences in child and family factors between former Head…
Culatta Barbara, Kovarsky Dana, Theadore Geraldine, Franklin Amber, Timler Geralyn, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the effectiveness of naturalistic, systematic, and hybrid approaches to language and literacy instruction techniques for children with special needs, based on a sample of 31 children from two Head Start classrooms in Rhode Island
Strangis Diane E., Kemple Kristen M., Duncan Tashawna K., 2003
Other
Peer Reviewed
A presentation of methods of teaching preservice educators their roles in fostering social competence and inclusive environments, using a case study of teaching methods of faculty in the Unified Early Childhood Education PROTEACH Program at the…
Baum Angela C., McMurray-Schwarz Paula, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the beliefs of preservice teachers on the inclusion of students with disabilities, using data obtained from focus groups and interviews with 19 undergraduate students at a large Midwestern university
Brennan Eileen M., Bradley Jennifer R., Ama Shane, Cawood Natalie, 2003
Reports & Papers
An examination of child care programs that provide fully-inclusive, exemplary services to families of special needs children, with a description of program components, discussion of the meaning of ?inclusion? and of addressing challenges to…
Robertson Jo, Green Kim, Alper Sandra, Schloss Patrick, Kohler Frank, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of peer-mediated intervention?s influence in enhancing developmentally disabled children's performance in routine activities in an integrated preschool, examining two children with reported developmental delays and two peer mediators
Harper Lawrence V., McCluskey Karen S., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the negative correlations between a child?s time interacting with adults and time interacting with peers, conducting real-time analyses of the videotaped free play of 24, 3?4-year-olds, half of whom had disabilities, in four…
Lonigan Christopher J., Driscoll Kimberly, Phillips Beth M., Cantor Brenlee G., Anthony Jason L., Goldstein Howard, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the use of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) to provide training in phonological sensitivity skills to preschoolers at risk for reading problems
Craig-Unkefer Lesley A., Kaiser Ann P., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study assessing the effects of a play-plan-report intervention to improve the social-communicative interactions of six children at-risk for delays in language and social skills enrolled in Head Start
Stroup Donna F., Malone D. Michael, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of preschool-to-kindergarten transitions and the ecology of inclusive kindergarten classrooms, utilizing Project Pre-K, a collaborative initiative between university early childhood education personnel and the Hamilton County…