Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children. (2010). Family-focused interventions for promoting social-emotional development in infants and toddlers with or at risk for disabilities. Retrieved from http://www.challengingbehavior.org/do/resources/documents/roadmap_5.pdf
This is an article that provides information about assessment and intervention for challenging behaviors
Learning Disabilities Association. (2011). The handicap that had no name. Retrieved from http://www.ldanatl.org/aboutld/teachers/social_emotional/no_name.asp
This is a reflective article about a child with an undiagnosed learning disability
Zero to Three. (2012). Books about feelings for babies and toddlers. Retrieved from http://www.zerotothree.org/child-development/social-emotional-development/books-that-support-social-emotional-skills.html
This resource provides suggestions for books to explore different emotions of infants and toddlers
NYU Child Study Center. (n.d.). Featured videos: Summer in paradise. Retrieved from http://www.aboutourkids.org/about_us/multimedia_center
This resource is a six minute video highlighting a summer program for children diagnosed with ADHD
Fuson, K. C. (2009). Avoiding misinterpretations of Piaget and Vygotsky: Mathematical teaching without learning, learning without teaching, or helpful learning-path teaching? Cognitive Development, 24(4), 343-361. Retrieved from http://ejournals.ebsco.com/Article.asp?ContributionID=20187094
This is a research article on learning theories and how they can be used to teach math
University of South Florida Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute. (2004). Routine based support guide for young children with challenging behavior. Retrieved from http://www.challengingbehavior.org/do/resources/teaching_tools/toc/folder1/1e_routine_based.pdf
This guide is for helping children with challenging behaviors follow routines throughout the school day
Association for Play Therapy. (2011). Play therapy works! Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4ovwAdxCs0
This eight-minute video shows an overview of play therapy.
Brouilette, L. (2010). How the arts help children create healthy social scripts. Arts Education Policy Review, 111, 16-24. Retrieved from http://escholarship.org/uc/item/1fq4d4dz
This research article gives insight into the role of arts in child development by reviewing recent research and interviews with elementary teachers
Leach, D. & LaRocque, M. (2011). Increasing social reciprocity in young children with autism. Intervention in School and Clinic, 46(3), 150-56, doi: 10.1177/1053451209349531
This article provides guidance for implementing intervention in the natural environment to promote the social reciprocity of young children with autism.
Joseph, G. & Strain, P.S. (2003a). Enhancing emotional vocabulary in young children. Young Exceptional Children, 6(4), 18-26, doi: 10.1177/109625060300600403
This article provides information on how to help young children develop emotional literacy to label legitimate feelings, identify feelings in others, and regulate emotions.
Green, K., Mays, N., & Jolivette, K. (2011). Making choices: A proactive way to improve behaviors for young children with challenging behaviors. Beyond Behavior, 20(1), 25-31. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?sid=a908f434-bda8-4ae2-beb3-b73341e14999%40sessionmgr12&vid=1&hid=1&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=65485910
The article focuses on making choices, a way to improve behavior for young children who are adversely affected by repeated patterns of problem behavior
Joseph, G. & Strain, P. S. (2003). Helping young children control anger and handle disappointment. Young Exceptional Children, 7(1), 21-29, doi: 10.1177/109625060300700103
The aim of this article is to help young children regulate strong emotions through learning the strategies presented in this article, like the Turtle Technique, and developing trusting relationships with caregivers.
Macy, M. & Bricker, D. (2007). Embedding individualized social goals into routine activities in inclusive early childhood classrooms. Early Child Development and Care, 177(2), 107-120, doi: 10.1080/03004430500337265
This study examined the effectiveness of embedding children’s social goals into routine activities within inclusive preschool classroom settings. The results suggest that the embedding strategy may offer an effective approach for individualizing social skills intervention in preschool classrooms.
Park, J., Alber-Morgan, S., & Fleming, C. (2011). Collaborating with parents to implement behavioral interventions for children with challenging behaviors. Teaching Exceptional Children, 43(3), 22-30. Retrieved from http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail?sid=1b1cc950-49e7-4748-9ceb-94c552151b3b%40sessionmgr15&vid=1&hid=1&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=a9h&AN=57405582
This article presents a description of how teachers and parents can collaborate to implement systems designed to understand, prevent, and eliminate challenging behaviors in children
Womack, S., Marchant, M., & Borders, D. (2011). Literature-based social skills instruction: A strategy for students with learning disabilities. Intervention in School and Clinic, 46(3), 157-164, doi: 10.1177/1053451210378164
This article provides strategies for using read alouds to teach social skills and positive communication to children with learning disabilities within the classroom setting.