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Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs, Third Edition

Susan Sandall, Ph.D., Ilene Schwartz, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Gail Joseph, Ph.D., Ariane Gauvreau, Ph.D., BCBA-D 

Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs, Third Edition includes the Building Blocks Framework. This framework is a set of four educational practices aimed to help teachers include young children with disabilities and other special needs more effectively in early childhood classrooms and programs (Sandall, Schwartz, Joseph, & Gauvreau, 2019, p. 3). 

DEC DECIDE Doctoral Seminar on Evidence Based Practices in Early Childhood Special Education

Summer 2015 - Course for doctoral students to explore DEC's newly revised RPs in EI/ECSE.

DEC EI SIG Meeting (Feb 4th):  Implementing the RPs

This archived webinar has a focus on the Instructional RPs and sharing ideas for implementation, along with a brief overview. Click here to register to view webinar.

DEC Recommended Practices Videos

Three brief videos around DEC RPs, including an overview.

ECTA Presentation: Recommended Practices are Here (Aug 2014)

A brief PowerPoint presentation overviewing the DEC RPs.

ECTA System Framework for Building High-Quality EI and Preschool SpEd Programs

A system framework to guide Part C & Section 619 coordinators and staff.

ECTA Video: DEC RPs: Parents, Home Visitors and Educators Speak!

This brief videos shares the perspectives of parents, home visitors and educators on the value of DEC RPs.

ECTA Webinars: 

Addresses implementing RPs within local programs.  Includes “Reaching Potential through RPs” resources.