[R-0101] S2. Instructional Strategies

Citation: North Carolina State University A & T State University Cooperative Extension. (2013). Peer support for children with special needs. Webpage. Retrieved from http://www.extension.org/pages/61359/peer-support-for-children-with-special-needs or type “Peer support for children with special needs extension” into your search window.

Abstract: On this page, students will find an article providing practical tips on how teachers can promote friendships in an inclusive early childhood setting and links to articles on adapting the early childhood setting for children with disabilities, talking with and about children with exceptionalities, and providing support to siblings of atypically developing children.

Integration: The information presented on this webpage fits well with content presented in the early childhood courses Child, Family and Community; Child Guidance and Social-Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Child, Family and Community; Child Guidance; Disability; Friendships; Inclusion; Peer Support; Siblings; Social-Emotional Development

Notes: Have each student choose a resource and demonstrate to the class the skill, strategy or intervention they learned and plan to practice as a teacher in an early childhood inclusive setting.