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Special Needs Materials and Resources


About Handicaps: An Open Family Book for Parents and Children Together Author: Stein, Sara Bonnett – Publisher: Walker and Company Place Published:NY www.amazon.com

CARA's Kit: Creating Adaptations for Routines and Activities, by S.A. Milbourne and P. H. Campbell

Class Meetings: Young Children Solving Problems Together, Emily Vance

Conscious Discipline – positive supports for children – www.consciousdiscipline.com

ICPS – Interpersonal Cognitive Problem Solving – Research Press – www.researchpress.com

The Inclusive Early Childhood Classroom by Patti Gould and Joyce Sullivan

Inclusion Art Curriculum add-on with modifications and information on special needs: Start With the Arts education.kennedy-center.org/education/vsa/resources/start_with_arts.cfm

Many Languages, One Classroom by Karen Nemeth

Catalogs and Resources for Materials:



Inclusive Child Care Project – 800-654-7726 x108

NJSACC – www.njsacc.org

The Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey (PACNJ) – pacnj.org/resources
Asthma awareness and prevention posters and other materials designed for childcare programs.

Parent Resources:

C.H.A.D.D. www.chadd.org

March of Dimes Safe Sleep for Your Baby

New Jersey Coalition for Inclusive Education www.njcie.org

The Sleep Help Institute
Sleep Help for Those Diagnosed With ASD www.sleephelp.org/autism-asd
Sleep Guide www.sleephelp.org/childrens-sleep-guide

Magazine Articles:


A Team Approach - Supporting Families of Children with Disabilities in Inclusive Programs, Louise A. Kaczmarek
Beyond the Journal . Young Children on the Web . January 2006

Using Culturally Responsive Activities to Promote Social Competence and Classroom Community, Wendy A. Harriott, Teaching Exceptional Children, Sept/Oct 2004, CEC.

Fostering Inclusive Values in Children: What Families Can Do, Spencer J. Salend, Teaching Exceptional Children, Sept/Oct 2004, CEC.

The Language of Lullabies, Alice Sterling Honig, PhD,Young Children, September, 2005

Understanding Asian Families, Facilitating Meaningful Home-School Relations, Art Joshi, Young Children, May 2005

Using African American Children’s Literature to Support Literacy Development, Sally McClellan, Young Children, May 2004 (includes book list).

Will I Lose a Tooth? Will I Learn to Read? Elizabeth P. Quintero, Young Children, May 2004.

Children’s Literature, A Window to Understanding Self and Others, Stephanie Feeney, Young Children, September 2005 (includes book list).

And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: Including Children Who Are Differently Abled in Typical Early Childhood Educational Settings, Lisa Soriano-Nagurski, Young Children, March 1998.

A Child with Severe Hearing Loss Joins Our Learning Community, Mary Jane Blasi, Young Children, March 1998.

Language Development

Learning Language and Some Initial Literacy Skills through Social Interactions, Lynn M. Moore, Young Children, March 1998.

Transition to Writing: Drawing as a Scaffold for Emergent Writers, Pam Oken-Wright, Young Children, March 1998.

Teaching Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to Read, Broun, Teaching Exceptional Children, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 36-40, 2004, CEC.