Inclusion occurs when people with differing abilities are valued, viewed as contributing members of the group, and feel a sense of belonging. This list of books will benefit teachers and parents who want to support children of all abilities, foster inclusion, and help all children connect, grow, and thrive in their own unique ways.
Engaging Children of All Abilities Outdoors
This book weaves together advice about how to work with children with a variety of special needs with evidence about the benefits of nature engagement for all children. Naturally Inclusive is an essential guide for creating inclusive nature-based play spaces and programs that connect every child to nature.
Practical Strategies for Supporting Young Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder
This book showcases the diverse capabilities of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and prepares early childhood educators to work effectively with these students through strategies to address specific academic, social, and behavioral needs common to many young children with ASD.
Teaching Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
This book explains the major characteristics associated with autism and helps teachers understand the ways children with autism relate to the world. With specific strategies for supporting and encouraging children with autism and their families, this book will show teachers how to connect with all children in meaningful ways, allowing children with autism to learn and grow.
My Child Has Autism
There are no words to describe how families feel when they learn that a child they love has been diagnosed with autism. This book was written for those families. It explains autism in simple terms, discusses the major characteristics associated with autism, and offers simple strategies for helping children with autism function in their homes, at school, and in the community.
Teaching Infants, Toddlers, and Twos with Special Needs
This book is written for all teachers and directors who work with infants, toddlers, and twos, including special educators and educators working with typically developing children. It specifically addresses the needs of children with developmental delays, as well as children at risk for developing special needs.
Teaching Gifted Children in Today’s Preschool and Primary Classrooms
These proven, practical early childhood teaching strategies help teachers identify young gifted children, differentiate curriculum, assess and document students' development, and build partnerships with parents.
Every Child Can Fly
An Early Childhood Educator’s Guide to Inclusion
Coming Soon! Throughout her book, Every Child Can Fly, Jani Kozlowski explores the defining features of high-quality inclusion and shows readers how to provide access and support for children with disabilities.