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Accreditation (NAEYC) and Quality Standards

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Zill, N., Collines, M., West, J., and Hausken, E.G. (1995, December). School readiness and children's developmental status. ERIC Digest.

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Family Involvement

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Becher, R. (1986). Parent involvement: A review of research and principles of successful practice. In L.G. Katz (Ed.), Current topics in early childhood education, (6), 85-122. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Co.

Brooks, J. (1994). The process of parenting. Mountain View. CA: Mayfield Publishing Co.

Bruner, C., and Carter, J. (1991). Family support and education: A holistic approach to school readiness. National Conference of State Legislatures.

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Council for Exceptional Children. (1991, May). Communicating with culturally diverse parents of exceptional children. ERIC Digest.

Davies, D. (1991, January). Schools reaching out: Family, school and community for student success. Phi Delta Kappan, 72(5), 376-382.

Epstein, J. (1995, May). School/family/community partnerships: Caring for the children we share. Phi Delta Kappan, 76(9), 701-712.

Espinosa, L.M. (1995, May). Hispanic parent involvement in early childhood programsERIC Digest.

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Galen, H. (1991). Increasing parental involvement in elementary school. Young Children, 46 (1), 18-20.

Galinsky, E., and Weissbourd, B. (1992). Family-centered child care. In B. Spodek and O.N. Saracho (Eds.), Issues in child care: Yearbook in early childhood education, (3)47-65. New York Teachers College Press.

Gamse, B. (1994). Parent involvement in special strategies for educating disadvantaged children: First year report. Washington, DCUS Department of Education, Office of the Undersecretary.

Henderson, A., and Berla, N. (Eds). (1994). A new generation of evidence: The family is critical to student achievement. Washington, DC: National Committee for Citizens in Education, Center for Law and Education.

Huang, G. (1993). Beyond culture: Communicating with Asian American children and families.

Inger, M. (1992). Increasing the school involvement of Hispanic parents. [Online: http://iume.tc.columbia.edu/i/a/document/15397_Digest_80.pdf]

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Shriver, M.D., Kramer, J.J., and Garnett, M. (1993). Parent involvement in early childhood education: Opportunities for school psychologists. Psychology in the schools, (30), 264-273.

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Community

Borden, E.J. (1987). The community connection-It works! Young Children, 42(4), 14-23.

Boyer, E.L. (1991). Ready to learn: A mandate for the nation. Princeton: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Bruner, C. (1991). Thinking collaboratively: Ten questions and answers to help policy makers improve children's services. Washington, DC: Education and Human Services Consortium (c/o IEL, 1001 Connecticut Ave., NW, #310, Washington, DC 20036).

Galinsky, E., Shubilla, L., Willer, B., Levine, J., and Daniel, J. (1994). State and community planning for early childhood systems. Young Children, 49(2), 54-57.

Kagan, S.L. (1990). Excellence in early childhood education: Defining characteristics and next-decade strategies. Washington, DCUS Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement.

Kagan, S.L. (1991). United we stand: Collaboration for child care and early education services. New York: Teachers College Press.

Kagan, S.L. (1994). Readying schools for young children: Polemics and priorities. Phi Delta Kappan. 76(3), 226-233.

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Melaville, A., with Blank, M.J. (1991). What it takes: Structuring interagency partnerships to connect children and families with comprehensive services. Washington, DC: Education and Human Services Consortium (c/o IEL, 1001 Connecticut Ave., NW, #310, Washington, DC 20036).

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Nebraska Department of Education. (1992). Overview of early care and education. Lincoln, NE: Office of Child Development, Nebraska Department of Education.

National Task Force on School Readiness. (1991). Caring communities: Supporting young children and families. Washington, DCNAEYC.

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Research in review: After-school care. Young Children, 42(3), 62-66.

Sugarman, J.M. (in press). Building local strategies for young children and their families. Washington, DC: Center on Effective Services for Children.

Sugarman, J.M. (1991). Building early childhood systems: A resource handbook. Washington, DC: Child Welfare League of America.

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Program Administration

American Association of School Administrators. (1992). The non-graded primary: Making schools fit children. Library of Congress: Author.

Boyer, E.L. (1991). Ready to learn: A mandate for the nation. Princeton, NJ: Carnegie Foundation.

Calderon, M. (1997, July). Staff development in multilingual multicultural schools. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed410368.html

Covey, S. (1989). The seven habits of highly effective people. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Cram-Hauser, P., Pierson, D., Walker, D., and Tivnan, T. (1991). Early education in the public schools: Lessons from a comprehensive birth-to-kindergarten program. San Francisco: Josey-Bass, Inc.

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Essa, E. (1992). Introduction to early childhood education. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, Inc.

Goffin, S.C., and Lombardi, J. (1989). Speaking out: Early childhood advocacy. Washington, DCNAEYC.

Hendricks, W. (1994). The manager's role as coach. Shawnee Mission, KS: National Press Publications.

Iowa Department of Education. (1990). Concerning early childhood education pre-kindergarten through third grade. Des Moines, IA: Author.

Kagan, S.L. (1994). Leadership-rethinking it-making it happen. Young Children, 49(5), 50-54.

Koralek, D.G., Colker, L.J., and Dodge, D.T. (1990). The what, why and how of high quality early childhood education: A guide for on-site supervision. Washington, DCNAEYC.

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National Association of Elementary School Principals. (1990). Quality school-age child care.Alexandria, VA: Author.

Nebraska Department of Education. (1992). Early childhood combination program. Lincoln: Author.

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US Department of Education. (1986) What works: Research about teaching and learning. Washington, DC: Author.

Whitebook, M., Howes, C., and Phillips, D. (1989). Who cares? Child care teachers and the quality of care in America: Executive summary. Washington, DCNAEYC.

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Personnel

Calderon, M. (1997, July). Staff development in multilingual multicultural schools. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed436983.html]

Caruso, J.J. (1986). Supervision in early childhood education: A developmental perspective. New York: Teachers College Press.

Cook, C. (1991). Professional development interview/survey questions. Oak Brook, IL: North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.

Cook, C., and Rasmussen, C. (1994). Framework for designing effective professional development: Change-based inquiry process. Oak Brook, IL: North Central Regional Educational Laboratory.

Corcoran, T.C. (1995). Transforming professional development for teachers: A guide for state policymakers. Washington, DC: National Governors' Association.

Jorde-Bloom, P. (1988). A great place to work: Improving conditions for staff in young children's programs. Washington, DCNAEYC.

Joyce, B., and Showers, B. (1995). Student achievement through staff development: Fundamentals of school renewal. White Plains, NY: Longman Publishers USA.

Konstant, L.C., Hughes, K.V., and Dowdy, R.P. (1991). Using trained volunteer instructors: An example of community health education programming. Journal of the Community Development Society, 22(2), 99-117.

Lancey, D.E., and Nattiv, A. (1992). Parents as volunteers: Story book readers/listeners. Childhood Education, 68(4), 208-212.

McDiarmid, G.W. (1995, April). Realizing new learning for all students: A framework for the professional development of Kentucky teachers. (NCRTL special report). East Lansing, MI: National Center for Research on Teacher Learning.

Murphy, C. (1992, November). Study groups foster school-wide learning. Educational Leadership, 50(3), 71-74.

National Staff Development Council. (n.d.). Standards for staff development [Online]. Available: http://www.nsdc.org/list.htm

Newman, F.N. (1994, Spring). School-wide professional community. Issues in restructuring schools (pp. 1-2). Madison, WI: National Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools.

Phillips, C.B. (1994). The challenge of training and credentialing early childhood educators. Phi Delta Kappan, 76(3), 214-217.

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Learning Experiences

Abrams, B., and Kauffman, N. (1990). Toys for early childhood development: Selection guidelines for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. West Nyack, NY: Center for Applied Research in Education.

Abdal-Haqq, I. (1994, June). Culturally responsive curriculum. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed370936.htmlBanks, J. (1993). Multicultural education for young children: Racial and ethnic attitudes and their modification. In B. Spodek (Ed.), Handbook of research on the education of young children. New York: Macmillan.

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Bredekamp, S., and Rosegrant, T. (1992) Reaching potentials: Appropriate curriculum and assessment for young children. (Vol. 1) Washington, DCNAEYC.

Bricker, D.D., and Cripe, J.J. (1992). An activity-based approach to early intervention. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.

Bruder, M.B. (1994). Working with members of other disciplines: Collaboration for success. In M. Wolery and J.S. Wilbers (Eds.), Including children with special needs in early childhood programs (pp. 45-70). Washington, DCNAEYC.

Calderon, M. (1999). Promoting language proficiency and academic achievement through cooperation. ERIC Digest.

Charlesworth, R., and Lind, K.K. (2000). Math and science for young children. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishing Co.

Christie, J.F., and Wardle, F. (1992). How much time is needed for play? Young Children, (47), 28-31.

Clemens, S. C. (1991). Art in the classroom: Making every day special. Young Children, 46(2), 4-11.

Derman-Sparks, L. (1992). Reaching potentials through anti-bias, multicultural curriculum. In S. Bredekamp and T. Rosegrant (Eds.), Reaching potentials: Appropriate curriculum and assessment for young children. (Vol. 1, pp. 114-128). Washington, DCNAEYC.

Dodge, D.T., and Colker, L.J. (1992). The creative curriculum for early childhood (3rd ed.). Washington, DC: Teaching Strategies Inc.

Epstein, A.S., Schweinhart, L.J., and McAdoo, L. (1996). Models of early childhood education. Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Press. ED 395 -707.

Egertson, H.A. (1987). The shifting kindergarten curriculum. ERIC Digest. [Online:http://readyweb.crc.uiuc.edu/library/pre1990/egertson.html]

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education. (1998). The project Approach. [Online: http://ericeece.org/project.html]

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education. (1998). Reggio Emilia [Online: http://ericeece.org/reggio.html]

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Katz, L.G. (1994). The project approach. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://ericeece.org/ pubs/digests/1991/katz91.html]

Katz, L.G. (1996). Child development knowledge and teachers of young children. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://ericeece.org/pubs/digests/1997/katz97.html]

Katz, L.G., and McClellan, D.E. (1991). The teacher's role in the social development of young children. Urbana, IL: ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education.

Marcon, R.A. (1999). Differential impact of preschool models on development and early learning of inner-city children: A three-cohort study. Developmental Psychology, 35(2), 358-375. EJ 582 451.

Powell, D.R. (1987). Comparing preschool curricula and practices: The state of research. In S.L. Kagan and E.F. Zigler (Eds.), Early schooling: The national debate (pp. 190-211). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Roopnarine, J.L., and Johnson, J.E. (2000). Approaches to early childhood education (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall.

Rule, S., Losardo, A., Dinnebeil, L., Kaiser, A., and Rowland, C. (1998). Translating research on naturalistic instruction into practice. Journal of Early Intervention, 21(4), 283-293.

Santos, R., and Lingnugaris-Kraft, B. (1997). Integrating research on effective instruction with instruction in the natural environment for young children with disabilities. Exceptionality, 7(2), 97-129.

Schweinhart, L.J., and Weikart, D.P. (1997). The High/Scope preschool curriculum comparison study through age 23. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 12(2), 117-143. EJ 554 350.

Slavin, R. (1990). Cooperative learning: Theory, research, and practice. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Tharp, R.G. (1997, October). From at-risk to excellence: Principles for practice. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.cal.org/ericcll/digest/ncrcds03.html]

Tharp, R., and Yamauchi, L. (1994, December). Instructional conversations in Native American classrooms, ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.cal.org/ericcll/digest/ncrcds03.html]

Wolery, M., and Sainato, D. (1993). General curriculum and intervention strategies. In Division for Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children (Ed.), DEC recommended practices:

Indicators of quality in programs for infants and young children with special needs and their families. Denver, CO: Author.

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Physical Setting and Safety

Greenman, J.T. (1988). Caring spaces, learning places. Redmond, WA: Exchange Press.

Humphries, S., and Rivkin, M. (1998). Creating a great place to learn--and play. Principal, 77(3), 28-30.

Lieberman, G. (1999). Closing the achievement gap: Using the environment as an integrating context for learning. San Diego, CA: State Education and the Environment Roundtable. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 428 943)

Moore, R., Goltsman, S., and Iacofano, D. (1992). Play for all guidelines: Planning, design and management of outdoor play settings for all children. Berkeley, CA: MIG Communications.

National Program for Playground Safety. (2000). How safe are America's playgrounds? A national profile of childcare, school, and park playgrounds. Cedar Falls, IA: University of Northern Iowa.

Rivkin, M. (1995). The great outdoors: Restoring children's right to play outside. Washington, DCNAEYC. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 388 414)

US Consumer Product Safety Commission. (1997). Handbook for public playground safety.

Washington, DC: Author.  US General Services Administration Public Buildings Service (1998). Child care center design guide. Washington, DC; Author.

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Health and Nutrition

American Academy of Pediatrics. Health in day care: A manual for health professionals. Elk Grove Village, IL.

Berman, S.C., and Fromer, J. (1991). Meals without squeals. Palo Alto, CA: Bull Publishing Co.

Cadiz, S.M. (1994). Striving for mental health in the early childhood center setting. Young Children, 49(3), 84-86.

Edelstein, S.F. (1992). Nutrition and meal planning guide in child care programs. Chicago, IL: American Dietetic Association.

Endres, J., and Rockwell, R. (1994). Food, nutrition, and the young child. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co.

Goldberg, E. (1994). Including children with chronic health conditions: Nebulizers in the classroom. Young Children, 49(2), 34-37.

Jacobson, M., Lefferts, L., and Garland, A. (1990). Safe food: Eating wisely in a risky world. Washington, DC: Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Kendrick, A., Kaufman, R., and Messenger, K. (Eds.). (1995). Healthy young children. Washington, DCNAEYC.

Landau, S., and McAninch, C. (1993). Young children with attention deficits. Young Children, (48), 49-57.

Lowman, D.K. (1993). Preschoolers with complex health-care needs: A survey of early childhood special education teachers in Virginia. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 13(4), 445-460.

Marotz, L., Cross, M., and Rush, J. (2001). Health, safety, and nutrition for the young child. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishing Co.

Piotrkowski, C.S., Collins, R.C., Knitzer, J., and Robinson, R. (1994). Strengthening mental health services in Head Start: A challenge for the 1990s. American Psychologist, 49(2), 133-139.

Tompkins, W., and Shannon, T. (1993). Student health problems: An educator's reference. Albany, NY.

Tower, C. (1993). Understanding child abuse and neglect. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

Watt, M.R., Roberts, J.E., and Zeiel, S.A. (1993). Ear infections in young children: The role of the early childhood educator. Young Children, 49(1), 65-72.

US Department of Health and Human Services. (1990). Healthy people 2000: Health promotion and disease prevention objectives. Washington, DC: Public Health Service, US Government Printing Office. Publication No. PHS9150212.

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Child Assessment

American Academy of Pediatrics. (1995, March). Inappropriate use of school readiness tests (AAP policy statement). Pediatrics. 95(3), 437-438 [Online]. Available: http://www.aap.org/ policy/oo694.html

Allen, K.E., and Marotz, L. (2002). Developmental profiles. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, Inc.

Bailey, D., and Wolery, M. (1989). Assessing infants and pre-schoolers with handicaps. Columbus, OH: Merrill Publishing.

Bagnato, S., Neisworth, J., and Munson, S. (1997). Linking assessment and early intervention. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brooks Publishing.

Bredekamp, S., and Shepard, L. (1990). Protecting children from inappropriate practices. ERIC Digest [Online]. Available: http://ericeece.org/pubs/digests/1990/bredek90.html

Bentzen, W.R. (2001). Seeing young children: A guide to observing and recording behavior. (2nd ed.). Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, Inc.

Kamii, C. (Ed). (1990). Achievement testing in early childhood education: The games grown-ups play. Washington, DCNAEYC.

Katz, L.G. (1997). A developmental approach to assessment of young children. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://ericeece.org/pubs/digests/1997/katz97.html]

Meisels, S.J. (1995, May). Performance assessment in early childhood education: The work sampling system. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed382407.html]

National Association for the Education of Young Children. (1987). Standardized testing of young children 3 through 8 years of age (NAEYC position statement).

National Association for the Education of Young Children and National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education. (1990). Guidelines for appropriate curriculum content and assessment in programs serving children ages 3 through 8 (NAEYC position statement). Shepard, L. (1994, November).

The challenges of assessing young children appropriately. Phi Delta Kappan, 76(3), 206-212.

Wolery, M. (1994). Assessing children with special needs. In M. Wolery and J.S. Wilbers (Eds.), Including children with special needs in early childhood programs (pp. 71-96). Washington, DCNAEYC.

Venn, J. (2000). Assessing students with special needs. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall.

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Program Evaluation

Bredekamp, S., and Shepard, L. (1989). How best to protect children from inappropriate school expectations, practices, and policies. Young Children, 44(3), 4-24.

Creenman, J.T., and Fuqua, R. (Eds.). (1986). Making day care better: Training, evaluation, and the process of change. New York: Teachers College Press.

Fox-Barnett, M., and Meyer, T. (1992). The teacher's playing at my house this week! Young Children, 47(5), 45-50.

Ginsburg, A., McLaughlin, M., Plisko, V., and Takai, R. (1992). Reinvigorating program evaluation at the USDepartment of Education. Educational Researcher, 21(3), 24-27.

Jephson, M.B. (1992). The purposes, importance, and feasibility of program evaluation in community-based early intervention programs. Journal of Early Intervention, (3)22-261.

Katz, L.G. (1992). Early childhood programs: Multiple perspectives on quality. Childhood Education, 69(2), 66-71.

Kaufman, R. (1994). Auditing your needs assessment. Training and Development, 48(2), 22-23.

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Takanishi, R., and DeLeon, P.H. (1994). A Head Start for the 21st century. American Psychologist, 49(2), 120-122.

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Special Needs

Allen, K.E., and Schwartz, I. (2001). The exceptional child: Mainstreaming in early childhood education. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, Inc.

Bailey, D., and Worlery, M. (1992). Teaching infants and preschoolers with disabilities: New York: Merrill/Macmillan.

Bowman, B. (1992). Who is at risk for what and why? Journal of Early Intervention, 16(2), 101-108.

Buzzell, J., and Piazza, R. (1994). Case studies for teaching special needs: At-risk students, Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, Inc.

Cavalloar, C., Haney, M., and Cabellow, B. (1993). Developmentally appropriate strategies for promoting full participation in early childhood settings. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 13(3), 293-307.

Cook, R., Tessier, A., and Armbruster, V. (1992). Adapting early childhood curricula for children with special needs. Columbus, OH: Merrill Publishing Co.

Division for Early Childhood, Council for Exceptional Children. (1998). Position on inclusion (NAEYC position statement). [Online: http://www.naeyc.org/about/position/psinc98.htm]

Haring, N., McCormick, L., and Haring, T. (1994). Exceptional children and youth: An introduction to special education. New York: Merrill/Macmillan.

Lewis, R., and Doorlag. (1995). Teaching special students in the mainstream. New York: Merrill/Macmillan.

Nowell, R., and Innes, J. (1997). Educating children who are deaf or hard of hearing: Inclusion. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed414675.html]

Peck, C.A., Odom, S.L., and Bricker, D.D. (Eds.). (1993). Integrating young children with disabilities into community programs. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.

Pinkerton, D. (1991, May). Preparing children with disabilities for school. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed340147.html]

Ripley, S. (1997, July). Collaboration between general and special education teachers. ERICDigest. [Online: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/ed409317.html]

Rogers, J. (Ed.). (1994). Inclusion: Moving beyond our fears. Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa, Center for Evaluation, Development, and Research.

Rosenkoetter, S., Hains, A., and Fowler, S. (1993). Bridging early services for children with special needs and their families. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Sanchez, W., Li, C., and Nuttall, E.V. (1995). Working with diverse learners and school staff in a multicultural society. ERIC Digest. [Online: http://www.ed.gov/databases/ ERIC_Digests/ed390018.html]

Spodek, B., and Saracho, O. (1994). Dealing with individual differences in the early childhood classroom. New York: Longman Publishing Co.

Thompson, B. (1993). Circle of inclusion. Lawrence: Learned Designs. Thurman, S. K., and Widerstrom, A. (1990). Infants and young children with special needs. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Turnbull, H.R. (1990). Free appropriate public education: The law and children with disabilities (3rd ed.). Denver: Love.

Wolery, M. (1994). Assessing children with special needs. In M. Wolery and J.S. Wilbers (Eds.), Including children with special needs in early childhood programs (pp. 71-96). Washington, DCNAEYC.

Wolery, M. (1994). Designing inclusive environments for young children with special needs in early childhood programs. In M. Wolery and J. S. Wilbers (Eds.), Including children with special needs in early childhood programs (pp. 151-166). Washington, DCNAEYC.

Wolery, M. (1994). Implementing instruction for young children with special needs in early childhood classrooms. In M. Wolery and J.S. Wilbers (Eds.), Including children with special needs in early childhood programs (pp. 151-166). Washington, DCNAEYC

Wolery, M. (1994). Instructional strategies for teaching young children with special needs. In M. Wolery and J. S. Wilbers (Eds.), Including children with special needs in early childhood programs (pp. 151-166). Washington, DCNAEYC.

Wolery, M., Strain, P.S., and Bailey, D.B., Jr. (1992). Reaching potentials of children with special needs. In S. Bredekamp and T. Rosengrant (Eds.). Reaching potentials: Appropriate curriculum and assessment for young children (Vol. 1, pp. 92-111). Washington, DCNAEYC.


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