The text covers critical aspects of teacher development in relation to fostering inclusive language and communication, enabling social interactions (including play) and supporting positive behaviour development.
Inclusive education in the early years encourages and supports educators and other early years professionals to develop their own skills, knowledge and confidence in creating inclusive early years learning environments.
- Up to date with the contemporary Australian context for early childhood education, including consideration of the Early Years Learning Framework of Australia and the current legislative and policy framework
- Builds on current research and engages with the field of Disability Studies in Education
- Case studies reflect personal accounts from children, parents and teachers highlight factors that facilitate inclusion
- Reflection exercises and critical reflection questions throughout encourage readers to think about key themes of the book and ignite further discussion