This reader covers current theory, research and practice in Early Intervention with young children, bringing together the best recent papers by prominent researchers in the field. This is a collection of the best recent papers on Early Intervention. It covers a range of topics in childhood development and intervention. Each paper is introduced and contextualised by the editor.
Maurice A. Feldman is Professor in the Department of Child and Youth Studies, Brock University, St Catharines, Ontario, and a consultant to several service and governmental agencies.
Introduction. Part I: A Model of Early Intervention. . Part II: Out-of-home Programs: Primary Prevention of Cognitive Deficits and School Failure in At-risk Children. Part III: Secondary and Tertiary Prevention Programs for Children with Established Disabilities. Part IV: Home Visiting Programs: Primary and Secondary Prevention in At-risk Children. Part V. Family Aspects. Part VI. Future Directions. Index