Inclusive Education in the Early Years: Right from the Start by Kathy CologonInclusive Education in the Early Years: Right from the Start by Kathy Cologon

Inclusive Education in the Early Years: Right from the Start

byKathy Cologon

Paperback | December 26, 2014

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Inclusive Education in the Early Years is written for pre-service teachers to assist in the development of their skills and knowledge about inclusion, disability and inclusive education, within the context of their role as early childhood educators. The text covers critical aspects of teacherdevelopment in relation to fostering inclusive language and communication, enabling social interactions (including play) and supporting positive behaviour development. The state of play and implications of the current Australian context for early childhood education is explored, includingconsideration of the Early Years Learning Framework of Australia and the current legislative and policy contexts.
Dr Kathy Cologon lectures in Inclusive Early Childhood Education at the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University. Prior to entering academia, Kathy worked in mainstream school and prior-to-school settings and developed and implemented early intervention and inclusive early childhood programs. In her research, Kathy continues ...
Title:Inclusive Education in the Early Years: Right from the StartFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pagesPublished:December 26, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195524128

ISBN - 13:9780195524123

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Table of Contents

1. Better together: Inclusive education in the early years2. Ableism, disablism and the early years3. More than a label? The power of language4. Legislation and policy in early years inclusion5. "Not just being accepted, but embraced": Family perspectives on inclusion6. Cultural and linguistic diversity in the early years: Implications for inclusion and inclusive practice7. Gender matters in the early years classroom8. The Possum Hunt - a ghost story for preschoolers? Death, continuity and the revival of Aboriginality in Melbourne9. Family-centred practice for inclusive early years education10. Interprofessional practice to support inclusion11. The A-Z of IFSPs, IEPs and SSPs! Positive planning for inclusion12. Adapting the curriculum in the school years13. Transitions in the early years14. Children in emergency contexts: Supporting transitions and continuity15. Trauma, disruption and displacement16. Supporting the inclusion of children with chronic illness and health issues in the early years17. Play and inclusion18. Inclusive literacy learning19. Inclusive early numeracy experiences20. Engaging all children through the arts21. Why does the moon change shape? Inclusive science and technology in the early years22. Including children with sense impairments in the early years23. Inclusion of children through augmentative and alternative communication supports24. (Un)Becoming behaviour25. Extending and enriching children's learning26. Constructing inclusion: Putting theory into practice