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The main intent of this volume is to integrate the theory, research, and practical knowledge that guide current practice in the rapidly growing field of early childhood intervention, and to frame the agenda for its continued growth and maturation. Designed to serve as a core reference for those interested in young children with disabilities or developmental vulnerabilities, and their families, it will serve as a key resource for providing a comprehensive overview of the current and future direction of the field.
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"Overall this is a very useful volume." Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review
"The book is quite amazing in that it attempts and succeeds in summarizing and synthesizing the vast knowledge base of the early intervention field. The list of those who have contributed to this volume comprises a "Who's Who" roster of the early intervention field, and their efforts have been bound together to create a Handbook which includes no less than the state-of-the-art knowledge of this field." Ed Zigler, Yale University
"An outstanding state-of-the-art collection of articles representing diverse disciplines, and a definitive resource." The Brown University Child Behavior and Development Letter
"...will help guide new and established practitioners, as well as those professionals responsible for training and program delivery." Readings
"This important volume will become a standard reference tool for years to come for those involved in personnel preparation, research, policy development and service provision." Early Intervention
"An impressive compendium of the evidence substantiating the view `among behavioral scientists, policymakers, and even taxpayers that early intervention is a cost-effective method for combatting the effects of poverty experienced early in life.'" The Key Reporter
"...provides a comprehensive and integrative overview of theory, research, and clinical applications of knowledge relevant to the field(s) of early childhood intervention....the volume is well-organized, and, in the main, chapters are written in styles that are both scholarly and engaging." Brian E. Vaughn, American Journal of Mental Retardation
"...should be on every reference shelf and in the personal library of every researcher and practitioner concerned with designing, operating, or evaluating early intervention programs... a handbook to which one will return time after time to extract relevant information needed for a particular task... bears the hallmark of good writing as well as good editing....It will be invaluable for at least the next 10 years." Bettye M. Caldwell, Contemporary Psychology
"...one of the most potent influences on the future of early intervention practice." Richard P. Brinker, Topics in Early Childhood Special Education
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