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An Inclusive Approach to Early Education
After reading this chapter, you should be able to:
trace society’s changing attitudes toward children with disabilities.
list the benets of inclusive environments for children with and without disabilities and their families.
discuss the challenges teachers face when imple- menting inclusive early education programs.
activity-based approach decit model curriculum inclusion Individualized education program (IEP) Individualized family service plan (IFSP) integrated special education integration interdisciplinary team least restrictive environment (LRE) mainstreaming peer tutoring reverse mainstreaming secondary prevention sensitive (critical periods) sensory decit teachable moments