Caring for school-age children

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Thomson Delmar Learning, Jul 7, 2005 - Education - 366 pages
Caring for School-Age Children 4E introduces the reader to those involved in child care; the children; the families; and then shows how caregivers can help children in various competencies throughout different stages of childhood. Suggestions for handling children with special needs, especially Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This book will focus on dealing with children from diverse and difficult situations, and working with children who have been classified at-risk and consideration of todays changing family dynamics.

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Contents

Preface
Who Are They?
The Children 17
Copyright

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Phyllis Click obtained her bachelor and masters degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in psychology and child development. Throughout a long career, she worked in various settings with children and adults. She has taught in preschools, worked in summer camps, and developed and taught in a program for autistic children. She has also worked with adults, taught college students, administered grant programs, and designed a curriculum for prospective teachers for a private college. Now retired, she has been a consultant who has helped others start or administer programs, and has published widely. Her publications include another textbook, articles in professional journals, and ancillary materials for other authors texts. She belongs to the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the California School-Age Consortium, and the Association for Childhood Education International.

Jennifer Parker is a professor teaching child development classes at Ventura College and an early childhood consultant. As a consultant, she presents workshops on early math and literacy in the community. She received her masters degree from California State University, Northridge, and has had extensive experience working with children, families, and adults. She founded a support program for parents of infants and toddlers in a developmentally appropriate environment, and has been a lead kindergarten teacher in an on-campus demonstration school where she also ran a summer camp program. She is currently the chairperson of the local Early Quality Improvement System and sits on a variety of county advisory boards. She is a consultant and collaborator with the countys state funded after-school programs, and a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the California School-Age Consortium.

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