The Essentials

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Pub Date: 06/09/2017

Pages: 160

Trim: 8 x 10

Publisher: National Association for the Education of Young Ch

Imprint: The National Association for the Education of Youn

ISBN 13: 9781938113291

ISBN 10: 1938113292

Price: $28.00

Category: EDUCATION / Special Education / General

The Essentials

By Pamela Brillante

Price: $28.00



About the Book

Create an inclusive environment that promotes
the success of all young learners

Every year, the number of children with developmental delays or disabilities in early childhood programs
and classrooms is increasing. What do you need to know to support them? This guide is filled with practical
information that will help educators who work with children ages birth through 8 teach children with disabilities
alongside their peers. Learn the essentials of what you need to know:

» What developmental delays and disabilities are
» How special education laws apply to you and your program or school
» The process of referral, assessment, IFSP/IEP development, and service delivery
» Which supports and interventions can help children be successful socially and academically
» How to work with families, special education professionals, and the medical community

» Information about specific disabilities, including speech and language impairments, autism spectrum
disorder, physical disabilities, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

All children thrive in high-quality programs that recognize and support their individual strengths, interests, and
needs. Use the information in this book to help children meet their potential.

About the Book

Introduction to the core concepts of teaching and supporting children with disabilities alongside their peers will help teachers ensure that all children meet their potential.


Pamela Brillante, EdD, is assistant professor of special education at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. She does consulting and is a former special education teacher and administrator.