Social And Emotional Development In Early Intervention

Author: Mona Delahooke
Publisher: Pesi Publishing & Media
ISBN: 1683730550
Size: 20.32 MB
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A groundbreaking resource for the field of early intervention. Full of clear, straightforward steps, guiding principles and useful techniques backed by neuroscience and research, Dr. Mona Delahooke provides practical methods so that all childhood providers can better support the social and emotional lives of children and families. Illustrated with worksheets, charts and handouts, this reader-friendly book will provide valuable tools to nurture relationships, measure progress, reduce child stress, address challenging behaviors and promote self-regulation. Proven and effective tools for children diagnosed with: * Developmental and learning differences * Communication and speech differences * Autism * Sensory Processing Disorder * Medical conditions * Emotional or behavioral challenges

Early Intervention Games

Author: Barbara Sher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470528508
Size: 10.81 MB
Format: PDF
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A resource of fun games for parents or teachers to help young children learn social and motor skills Barbara Sher, an expert occupational therapist and teacher, has written a handy resource filled with games to play with young children who have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or other sensory processing disorders (SPD). The games are designed to help children feel comfortable in social situations and teach other basic lessons including beginning and end, spatial relationships, hand-eye coordination, and more. Games can also be used in regular classrooms to encourage inclusion. A collection of fun, simple games that can improve the lives of children with ASD or other SPDs. Games can be played by parents or teachers and with individual children or groups. Games are designed to make children more comfortable in social situations and to develop motor and language skills Also included are a variety of interactive games to play in water, whether in a backyard kiddie pool, community swimming pool, or lake All the games are easy-to-do, utilizing common, inexpensive materials, and include several variations and modifications

Pathways To Competence

Author: Sarah Landy
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 1557668914
Size: 10.48 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Updated edition of the "one-stop" comprehensive guide to fostering social emotional development in young children

Early Intervention The Next Steps

Author: Graham Allen
Publisher: The Stationery Office
ISBN: 0108509710
Size: 12.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Early Intervention is an approach which offers a real opportunity to make lasting improvements in the lives of children, to forestall many persistent social problems and end their transmission from one generation to the next, and to make long-term savings in public spending. It covers a range of tried and tested policies for the first three years of children's lives to give them the essential social and emotional security they need for the rest of their lives. Yet the provision of successful evidence-based Early Intervention programmes remains persistently patchy, and dogged by institutional and financial obstacles. In consequence, there remains an overwhelming bias in favour of existing policies of late intervention at a time when social problems are well-established. The report outlines crucial areas of brain development where the first three years see 80 per cent of the brain developed. Chapters 3 and 4 explore the social and economic benefits of Early Intervention. Chapter 5 explores the key themes of the first half of the report in the context of current policy and practice. The most effective Early Intervention Programmes and their cost effectiveness are covered in Chapter 6. It lists 80 programmes which fulfil this criteria, with 19 in the top category. Chapter 7 acknowledges the importance of local rather than central institutions in providing the best universal and targeted services. Finally, the prime recommendation of this report is the creation of a new, independent Early Intervention Foundation to encourage progress in this area.

Infant Child Mental Health Early Intervention And Relationship Based Therapies

Author: Connie Lillas
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393704254
Size: 17.31 MB
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The fields of infant mental health and early intervention have expanded rapidly, contributing to fragmentation across systems of care. Connie Lillas and Janiece Turnbull offer a unifying, interdisciplinary framework for clinicians based on current neuroscientific research, clinically oriented to assist in assessment and intervention.

Social Emotional Development

Author: Dave Riley
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 9781605543413
Size: 13.57 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Find out what the research says about common early childhood program practices, such as playing "Simon Says" or holding children while feeding them—time-tested activities you intuitively know help young children. Social and Emotional Development explores the effectiveness of these early learning tools and helps answer the question, "Why do we do what we do?" Children in child care centers often spend large chunks of time on activities without an obvious academic component, such as learning to dance to different tempos. Research shows, however, that these activities promote children’s social and emotional development. This practical and accessible book explains the research behind many common, wise early childhood practices, as well as the shortcomings of others. Key topics include: How to help children form a strong attachment with an adult and foster a feeling of security. The importance of peer relationships and how to help children learn to take turns, develop empathy, and not act selfishly. Three forms of self-regulation: controlling impulsive behavior, developing problem-solving ability, and learning to regulate emotions.