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DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH TWELVE, Sixth Edition, outlines major characteristics for each of the developmental domains in a concise, non-technical, point-by-point format. Developmental profiles have been expanded to include middle childhood, and sections highlighting children's daily routines and patterns have been incorporated to assist readers in understanding the nature of development and translate emerging skills into everyday behavior. Updated information about prenatal care and brain research has been added, and critical safety considerations at each developmental stage with suggestions for appropriate adult supervision are identified. Supporting the importance of family, respect for diversity, and the uniqueness of individual differences in children's abilities from pre-birth to age twelve, this book emphasizes the quality of care, learning experiences, and education for the wholesome development of all young children. It highlights major characteristics for each of the developmental domains in a concise, non-technical, point-by-point format.
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K. Eileen Allen, professor emerita, was a member of the Early Childhood faculty at the University of Washington in Seattle and at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. For thirty-one years she taught graduate and undergraduate courses in child development, developmental disabilities in young children, parenting, early education, and an interdisciplinary approach to early intervention and inclusion. She also trained teachers and supervised research-focused classrooms at both schools and has published seven college textbooks as well as numerous research articles and position papers in major professional journals. During her retirement, she continues to write and advocate on behalf of children and families. Her most recent book is entitled, I LIKE BEING OLD: A GUIDE TO MAKING THE MOST OF AGING.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M143541294X
Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. NEW TEXTBOOK-SHIPS WITH EMAILED TRACKING. Seller Inventory # Sep18-9781435412941