The ABCs Of The ADA: Your Early Childhood Program's Guide To The Americans With Disabilities ActYour Early Childhood Programs' Guide To The Americans With Disabilities Act

The ABCs Of The ADA: Your Early Childhood Program's Guide To The Americans With Disabilities ActYour Early Childhood Programs' Guide To The Americans With Disabilities Act

The ABCs of the ADA: Your Early Childhood Program's Guide to the Americans with Disabilities ActYour Early Childhood Programs' Guide to the Americans with Disabilities Act

This is it—the only clear and simple resource that fully explains the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and shows early childhood programs what they need to do to promote inclusion and ensure compliance with the law. Answering early childhood administrators' most pressing questions about the legal issues surrounding inclusive programs, this informative and practical guidebook gives readers everything they need to create, implement, and monitor the success of their plan for ADA compliance. With this book, directors and managers of early childhood programs will

  • understand the requirements of the ADA and other disability laws, including IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • develop policies, procedures, and program materials that meet ADA requirements
  • troubleshoot problems and implement solutions for little or no cost
  • help program staff and families learn about and accept inclusive practices
  • support positive behavior through environmental adaptations
  • make accommodations that promote children's physical accessibility and successful communication
  • meet the needs of children with chronic health conditions
Much more than an overview of legislation, this book includes practical checklists, guidelines, and sample policy statements that programs can use...

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