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Children with Special Needs Lessons for Early Childhood Professionals

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ISBN-10: 0807741590

ISBN-13: 9780807741597

Edition: 2002

Authors: Marjorie J. Kostelnik, Esther Onaga, Barbara Rohde, Alice Whiren, Bernadette Anand

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This volume is designed to help early childhood practitioners and pre-service teachers meet the needs of children with special needs. Each chapter introduces a child with one or more special need and advocates a holistic view of working with the child.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 3/12/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 203
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Marjorie Kostelnik is dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She entered the field of early childhood as a Head Start teacher and child care provider before receiving her doctorate from the Pennsylvania State University. She was on the faculty at Michigan State University for 22 years, serving as director of the Child Development Laboratories, then as chair of the Department of Family and Child Ecology. Currently, Dr. Kostelnik is a serving member of the Nebraska Governor's Early Childhood Coordinating Council and the Lincoln Community Learning Centers Advisory Board.

Starting the Conversation: Working with Children Who Have Special Needs
Andrew: Absorbed with the Particulars
Rosie: The Girl with the Million-Dollar Smile
Sara: "A Person's a Person, No Matter How Small"
Marcus: Gifted and Challenging
Irina: Learning to Have a Good Day
Sam: A Complex Child
Brian: "Just Bursting to Communicate"
Daniel: Supported by a Team
Katherine Mary: The Once-Upon-a-Time Girl
Concluding Our Conversation: Reflections
Individual Education Program Process
Contents of an Individual Education Program for Young Children
About the Authors