Table of Contents

Making exclusion visible: labels, language and inclusion.
Early identification and assessment.
A graduated model of assessment and provision.
Developing inclusive policy and practice - The changing role of the special educational needs coordinator.
Parents, children and professionals working together.
Beyond the Paintpots : Inclusion and Learning Support Assistants. What is inclusive education? Can it be developed in early childhood? What does inclusive early years policy and practice look like? How can nurseries, preschools, and teachers provide for individual needs? This topical book covers a range of early education settings and is essential reading for those working or intending to work with young children.