Approximately one in every thirty children born today is a twin or supertwin-a child of a higher-order multiple birth, such as a triplet or quadruplet. An increasingly growing population in preschool classrooms, you may have more questions and concerns regarding the best ways to care for and educate preschool-age children of multiple births. Twins and Supertwins addresses these issues and highlights best program practices supported by recent research and study findings; includes information on physical, social and emotional, and language development; identifies unique needs of twins and supertwins; and offers guidance to create partnerships with families. Age Focus: 3-5
Eve-Marie Arce, EdD, consults and presents on topics related to twins and supertwins in preschool. She entered the early childhood field as a Head Start teacher, went on to direct a state preschool and university lab school, established child development centers on nine college campuses, and taught at the college level for twenty years.