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Suggested Reading

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The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook Rush, D. D., & Shelden, M. L. (2011)
This guidebook walks professionals step by step through the coaching process and shows them explicitly what best practices look like. Developed by the foremost authorities on coaching and informed by the authors’ staff development and technical assistance activities with other professionals, this book directly addresses the real-world challenges of coaching and gives readers concrete guidance on successful strategies and interactions.

The Early Intervention Guidebook for Families and Professionals: Partnering for Success Bonnie Keilty (2010)
The Early Intervention Guidebook shows what early intervention looks like when it is based on current research, policies, and best practices. It focuses on how families and professionals can collaborate effectively so that young children learn, grow, and thrive. Chapters addresses important concepts of early intervention, including child learning and development, family functioning and priorities, early intervention as a support not a substitute, and thinking about whats next after early intervention

The Early Intervention Team Handbook Rush, D. D., & Shelden, M. L. (2013)
The perfect complement to the authors’ bestselling Early Childhood Coaching Handbook, this practical, reader-friendly guide is a blueprint for better, more responsive care and services—and better outcomes for young children and families.

Routines-Based Early Intervention R.A. McWilliam (2010)
Robin McWilliam gives professionals a detailed framework for early intervention that addresses families’ individual needs and helps children participate in daily routines. With the step-by-step guidance on each part of the routines-based intervention model, professionals in Part C programs will reach their key goals during visits to homes and child care settings.

Working with Families of Young Children with Special Needs R. A. McWilliam (2010)
This user-friendly book presents research-based best practices for serving families of children with special needs from birth to age 6. Expert contributors demonstrate how early intervention and early childhood special education can effectively address a wide range of family concerns, which in turn optimizes children’s development and learning. Tools are offered for assessing families; identifying and capitalizing on their strengths; providing information, support, and coaching; collaborating with parents and teachers to address children’s functional needs in the context of everyday routines; and coordinating care. Over a dozen reproducible checklists and forms help professionals immediately implement the techniques and strategies described.


Online Articles

Recommended Practices

Assistive Technology

Speech-Language Pathology

Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy

        Early Childhood Inclusion

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