Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention

Handbook of Early Childhood Intervention

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Cambridge University Press
Edition: 2, 2000-11-09
EAN 9780521585736, ISBN10: 0521585732

Hardcover, 756 pages, 25.3 x 24.7 x 19.6 cm

Eighteen new chapters have been added to this valuable Handbook, which serves as a core text for students and experienced professionals who are interested in the health and well being of young children. It serves as a comprehensive reference for graduate students, advanced trainees, service providers, and policy makers in such diverse fields as child care, early childhood education, child health, and early intervention programs for children with developmental disabilities and children in high risk environments. This book will be of interest to a broad range of disciplines including psychology, child development, early childhood education, social work, pediatrics, nursing, child psychiatry, physical and occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, and social policy. A scholarly overview of the underlying knowledge base and practice of early childhood intervention, it is unique in its balance between breadth and depth and its integration of the multiple dimensions of the field.

'If you are considering setting up, or even participating in, an early intervention project, please read this book first.' Australia and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry