Social Competence of Young Children: Risk, Disability, and Intervention (Paperback)
For your work with children from birth to age 5 who are at risk for or who have been identified with social competence difficulties, now one succinct resource puts the latest research and effective strategies right at your fingertips. From well-known and respected experts in the field, this volume helps pre- and inservice early childhood general and special educators
- Gain a deep and thorough foundation for understanding social competence
- Examine key influences on social development--family, culture, classroom, and friendships
- Pinpoint strategies for social interaction interventions specific to different populations--including children with disabilities and delays, and children living in poverty
- Understand the effects of autism, behavioral disorders, communication and language disorders, and severe disabilities on peer interactions and relationships
With the most current research-based assessment and intervention strategies detailed, you'll choose well-matched and effective peer interaction interventions--classroom, naturalistic, or explicit--to suit specific children's needs. Help young children learn the art of forming strong social relationships that can improve their future academic success--and their lives.