The Early Intervention Dictionary

The Early Intervention Dictionary
Price:
USD 21.95
Author:
Jeanine G. Coleman
Language:
English
Binding:
Paperback
A Multidisciplinary Guide to Terminology. Third edition

Expanded and updated, The Early Intervention Dictionary defines more than 4,000 medical, therapeutic, and educational terms commonly used by the many different professionals involved in the early intervention field. It's an excellent reference to help families and professionals successfully collaborate and understand each other's terminology. It's also useful to anyone looking for clear definitions of words related to the care and development of young children in general.The new edition includes more than 400 new entries, plus hundreds of existing terms have been updated, reflecting changes in the field, and new research, educational approaches, and treatments. Many more transition-related terms have also been added to help parents prepare for the preschool years ahead. Expanded subject areas include:
• Autism spectrum disorders
• Mental illness and neurological issues
• Sensory integration dysfunction
• Transitioning from early Intervention to special educationOther disciplines covered include:
• Audiology
• Counseling
• Child development
• Education of the hearing & visually impaired
• Early childhoold general & special education
• Genetics
• Pediatric medicine
• Physical & occupational therapy
• Psychology
• Speech & language therapy
• Social workAnyone who provides or receives early intervention services can benefit from this handy reference. 480 pages. 2006

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