Chapter 1. Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis: Understanding the Role of the Environment
Chapter 2. Creating Supportive Environments
Chapter 3. Supporting Communication in the Early Years
Chapter 4. Understanding Behavior at the Individual Level
Chapter 5. Supporting Pre-academic Skills for all Children
Chapter 6. Multi-tiered Systems of Support
Chapter 7. Successful Toileting Strategies
Chapter 8. Working through Common and Uncommon Feeding Issues
Chapter 9. Teaching Social Skills and Addressing Antisocial Behavior
Chapter 10. Working with Anxieties and Phobias
Chapter 11. Putting it all Together: Connecting with Parents
Chapter 12. Creating an ABA Classroom: Working with Assistants
Laura Baylot Casey, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA-D, is Associate Professor of Instruction and Curriculum Leadership with a position in the Special Education/Applied Behavior Analysis program at the University of Memphis, USA. Stacy L. Carter, Ph.D., NCSP, BCBA-D, is Associate Professor of Special Education at Texas Tech University, USA.
"This book addresses a critical area of need in the preparation of early childhood educators and provides the reader with the application of evidence-based practices designed to support the developmental and behavioral support needs of young children in early childhood educational settings. The authors have provided applied illustrations of these practices with an engaging style that will enhance the learning experience for all."
--John J. Wheeler, Professor of Special Education in the Clemmer College of Education at East Tennessee State University, USA
"This is an excellent and insightful resource that offers practical strategies for effective early childhood service delivery. I would recommend it to everyone working with young children."
--Morgan Chitiyo, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Director of Special Education Program at Duquesne University, USA
"This is an excellent book that will provide a great deal of information and reflection for early years professionals of all levels. Each chapter begins with an overview of the issue, a case scenario that anchors the text in real practice and a number of questions to consider, before tackling the chapter subject in greater depth."
--Early Years Educator Magazine