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Gupta Sarika S., June, 2020
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Let us consider teacher well-being in light of an EI/ECSE priority: inclusion. We know little progress has been made with the inclusion of young children with disabilities, increasing a mere 5.7% over two decades (Barton & Smith, 2015). We also…
Kilgo Jennifer L., Aldridge Jerry, Vogtle Laura, Ronilo Billy, April, 2020
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How do children with delays or disabilities fare in developmentally appropriate classrooms? Most early childhood special education professionals believe that developmentally appropriate practices are necessary but not sufficient to appropriately…
Weglarz-Ward Jenna M., Ang Cyndy, Gaynes Robin, January, 2019
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Despite attention to early childhood education in the state over the past several years, Nevada continues to rank near the bottom of the country on educational opportunities and child outcomes (NICPR, 2018). The purpose of this paper is to discuss…
Brodzeller Katharine L., Ottley Jennifer Riggie, Jung Jeesun, Coogle Christan Grygas, May, 2018
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The inclusive education of children with disabilities is considered best practice, yet many early childhood educators feel unprepared to deliver appropriate instruction for children with disabilities and often require supports to successfully meet…
Costalas Anna, Johnson Jennifer, Labas Linda, Morris Sandra L., Bruder Mary Beth, 07 September, 2016
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses the role of early childhood workforce professional development in the area of support for young children with disabilities via inclusion. Presenters explore ways in which inclusion…
Guralnick Michael J., Bruder Mary Beth, July-September 2016
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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…
Kemp Coral, July-September 2016
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From the introduction of early intervention services in Australian in the mid-1970s, the families of children with intellectual and multiple disabilities have been encouraged to enroll their children in local preschools and childcare centers.…
Pretis Manfred, July-September 2016
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This article assesses the situation of preschool children in Austria facing the need to implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability. Eligibility criteria for preventive preschool services and the necessary labeling of…
Ljubesic Marta, Simlesa Sanja, July-September 2016
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This article explains early childhood inclusion in Croatia from its beginnings up to challenges in current policy and practice. The first preschool education for children with disabilities dates back to the 1980s and was provided in special…
Al-Yagon Michal, Aram Dorit, Margalit Malka, July-September 2016
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This article describes conceptual aspects, current policies and practices, and research representing the Israeli perspective regarding early childhood inclusion (ECI) at preschool ages (3-6 years). We review legislative, historical, attitudinal,…
Foster-Cohen Susan H., Bysterveldt Anne K. van, July-September 2016
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Early childhood education is encouraged for all 3- to 5-year-old children in New Zealand (known in the Maori language as Aotearoa) and is supported by a well-constructed bicultural curriculum (Te Whariki) and reasonably generous government funding.…
Gine Climent, Balcells-Balcells Anna, Canadas Margarita, Paniagua Gema, July-September 2016
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This article describes early childhood inclusion in educational settings in Spain. First, we address the legislative framework of preschool education in Spain and offer a brief analysis of some relevant issues, including the current situation of…
Diken Ibrahim H., Rakap Salih, Diken Ozlem, Tomris Gozde, Celik Secil, July-September 2016
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Inclusion of young children with disabilities into regular preschool classrooms is a common practice that has been implemented for several decades in industrialized nations around the world, and many developing countries including Turkey have been…
Blackburn Carolyn, July-September 2016
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A policy-to-practice paper is presented of early childhood inclusion in England. The article aims to report the benefits of early intervention services and early childhood inclusion for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND…
Rausch Alissa, Rudisill Shannon, Kavulic Christy L., Bires Carie, Berman Karen, 01 June, 2016
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses inclusion services for young children with special needs in terms of quality, access, participation, and support. Presenters examine current policy opportunities and strategies…