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Kerch Cailin J., Donovan Carol A., Ernest James M., Strichik Tracye, Winchester Joy, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study of the relationship between early receptive vocabulary development and social-emotional competencies examines differences among typically developing children and peers with disabilities within a state-wide program that meets all 10 of…
Winslow Amanda, Fall 2017
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this action research project was to determine commonly reported barriers impacting inclusion in a child care setting. Data was collected through qualitative survey responses via an electronic survey and a small focus group of child…
Lynch Kathleen Bodisch, Uhl Monica, Reece John, Buck Deana McGuire, Gilles Donna L., July-September 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
As the number of young children with disabilities being included in diverse early childhood settings continues to increase, employing personnel with the requisite knowledge and skills to support their active participation and learning becomes of…
Al-Yagon Michal, Aram Dorit, Margalit Malka, July-September 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
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
Other
Peer Reviewed
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
Other
Peer Reviewed
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
Other
Peer Reviewed
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
Other
Peer Reviewed
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…
Doggett Libby, Franczkowski Marcella, Vorobey Nancy, Parker Jennifer, Rogers Kate B., Catlett Camille, McCarthy Katie, Viviani Lauren, Pond Chris, 14 April, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar examines recommendations for state action as outlined in the Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs. State teams from Maryland, Vermont, and Massachusetts discuss their states'…
Doggett Libby, Franczkowski Marcella, Vorobey Nancy, Parker Jennifer, Rogers Kate B., Catlett Camille, McCarthy Katie, Viviani Lauren, Pond Chris, 14 April, 2016
Other

This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines recommendations for state action as outlined in the Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs. State teams from Maryland, Vermont, and…

Lee Frances Lai Mui, Yeung Alexander Seeshing, Tracey Danielle, Barker Katrina, August, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Whereas the inclusion of children with special needs in regular classrooms has gained increasing advocacy, teachers' attitudes vary. Previous studies examining teacher attitudes have focused on primary and secondary schools in the Western world, and…
Coyle Jim, James Vivian, Rooney Robin, Wirick Patti, June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This webinar summary provides an overview of strategies in North Carolina and Pennsylvania to support local early childhood special education programs in promoting the inclusion of young children with disabilities. (author abstract)