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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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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…
Graham Patrick J., Shuler?Krause Elizabeth, March, 2020
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It is widely accepted that assessment plays a role in monitoring the development of young children with special needs in early intervention/early childhood settings. The process of assessing young children's language skills often looks for delays…
Hunt Nancy, September, 2018
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In this chapter, we will first review the basics of special education law, and then turn to its application to infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children. We will follow with a look at the organization and implementation of the law in a…
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…
Ancell Katherine S., Bruns Deborah A., Chitiyo Jonathan, March, 2018
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This article will provide examples of programs that successfully involve fathers, and offer strategies to promote father involvement in the lives of young children with disabilities. Although some are loosely based on recommendations from well-…
Carolan Megan E., Boroughs Bryan, March, 2018
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Pay for Success (PFS) financing has the potential to bring new resources to the social sector and to make those systems more effective by helping government, service providers, and funders focus on outcomes for children. As familiarity with PFS…
Phillips Deborah A., Johnson Anna D., Weiland Christina, Hutchison Jane E., August, 2017
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The increasing diversity of young children enrolled in state pre-K and Head Start programs has prompted examination of varying impacts for identified subgroups of young children. We argue that questions of subgroup impacts and the processes that may…
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance Program, July, 2017
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This resource was prepared in response to a request for information about how the six Phase 3 ELC States (Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Vermont) are leveraging ELC funds and other State funds to support inclusion. This…
Mihai Alina, Butera Gretchen, 2017
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This research to practice article summarizes the findings from a case study focused on examining how children with disabilities were included in eight Head Start classrooms in one Midwestern Head Start program. Lessons learned from this study…
Couse Leslie J., 2016
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This chapter seeks to bridge the divide by examining teacher preparation holistically, looking at both early childhood education and early childhood special education to understand teacher preparation for young children with diverse abilities and…
Wood Rebecca, July, 2015
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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…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, November, 2014
Bibliographies
Research Connections conducted a comprehensive search of its collection for resources focused on using ongoing assessment to guide individualized supports for children's learning in early childhood education programs serving children 0 to 6 years.…
Kavulic Christy L., Beckmann Katherine A., Lieser Dina, Mauer Jennie, 21 May, 2014
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that features three presentations on the topic of developmental and behavioral screening and support. The first presentation is an overview of Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!, an initiative to promote…
Halfon Shani, Friendly Martha, July, 2013
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An examination of provincial and territorial approaches to child care provision for children with special needs in Canada
Dinehart Laura H. B., Katz Lynne F., Manfra Louis, Ullery Mary Anne, July, 2013
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The current paper highlights the few studies that examine the role of early care and education on the developmental and early academic outcomes of children who experience maltreatment. First, we argue that children who experience maltreatment are at…