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Hulme Charles, Nash Hannah M., Gooch Debbie, Lervag Arne Olav, Snowling Margaret J., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The development of reading skills is underpinned by oral language abilities: Phonological skills appear to have a causal influence on the development of early word-level literacy skills, and reading-comprehension ability depends, in addition to word…
Parry John, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper reports on a small-scale study of the social interactions between six children labelled with special educational needs and their peers in their respective early years settings. Data from play observations, photographs and staff interviews…
Barnard-Brak Lucy, Nuner Joyce, Sulak Tracey N., Davis Tonya, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care arrangements, costs, and satisfaction among parents of children with emotional or behavioral disorders were examined as compared with parents of children with other disabilities. The current study used a large, nationally representative,…
Logan Samuel Wood, Schreiber Melynda, Lobo Michele, Pritchard Breanna, George Lisa, Galloway James Cole, Winter 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose: To describe and compare the occurrence and co-occurrence of physical activity (PA), play, and object-related behaviors in toddlers with and without disabilities. Methods: Participants included 23 toddlers (21 with typical development (TD)…
Chen Ching-I, Mickelson Ann M., October-December 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The trend toward inclusive and interdisciplinary service delivery in early intervention and early childhood special education has propelled collaboration focused on aligning respective standards for personnel preparation across professional…
Drigas Athanasios, Kokkalia Georgia, Lytras Miltiadis D., October, 2015
Literature Review
Recent development in the role of education in pre-school children includes the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). ICT nowadays is considered as a tool that can foster the knowledge and the collaborative co-learning for this…
Irvin Dwight W., Boyd Brian A., Odom Samuel L., September, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Difficulty with social competence is a core deficit of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The aim of this study was to examine the link between adult talk and the socially competent behavior displayed by preschoolers with ASD concurrently and over time…
Justice Laura M., Logan Jessica A. R., Kaderavek Joan N., Schmitt Mary Beth, Tompkins Virginia, Bartlett Christopher, September/October 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to empirically determine whether specific profiles characterize preschool-aged children with language impairment (LI) with respect to their early literacy skills (print awareness, name-writing ability, phonological…
Du Rennan Y., Yiu Cynthia C. Y., Wong Virginia C. N., McGrath Colman, September, 2015
Reports & Papers
To determine the associations between autism developmental profiles and cooperation with an oral health screening among preschool children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). A random sample of Special Child Care Centres registered with the…
Ozaydin Latife, August, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this study is to assess the effects that teaching visually impaired (VI) preschool children play skills has on their abilities to initialize and respond to social interactions with their typically developing (TD) peers in a reverse…
Mitchell Gwen E., Locke Kenneth D., July, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We conducted a survey of beliefs about autism among the general public in the United States and Canada (n = 823) and among individuals working in childcare facilities in the state of Idaho (n = 176). Results included the following. Almost all…
Wood Rebecca, July, 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article argues that incorporating theoretical conceptions of care into Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) programmes creates a foundation for achieving the effective inclusion of children with disabilities. Critical examinations of 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…
Lambert Matthew C., Cress Cynthia J., Epstein Michael H., May/June 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In a previous study with a nationally representative sample, researchers found that the items of the Preschool Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale can best be described by a four-factor structure model (Emotional Regulation, School Readiness,…
Puig Victoria I., Erwin Elizabeth J., Evenson Tara L., Beresford Madeleine, April-June 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
As interest in establishing and maintaining high-quality inclusive early childhood environments continues to grow, the population of children and families being served by these programs is becoming increasingly diverse. In response to these…