Key Features • Involves not only a focus on elementary, secondary education and transition but also preschool education as well. • Addresses the whole spectrum of students with intellectual disabilities including mild, moderate and severe intellectual disability. • A discussion of assistive technology throughout the chapters reflects technology’s increased usage to support students with intellectual disability. • Chapters have been written by leading experts in the respective content.

Life Skills for Preschool Students With Intellectual Disability

Chapter 8 life skills for preschool students with intellectual disability
Megan Purcell Teresa Taber Doughty

Learning Objectives

After reading Chapter 8, you should be able to:

  • Describe preschool models and the theoretical framework for differing programs.
  • Define the life skill domains that are the focus in preschool programming.
  • Discuss how instructional objectives are prioritized for preschool students with intellectual disability.
  • Identify the least restrictive instructional settings for preschool students with intellectual disability.
  • Summarize evidence-based instructional strategies when teaching preschool students with intellectual disability.
  • Describe key components of a life skills curriculum for preschoolers with an intellectual disability.

Preschool is the time before kindergarten when young children learn the basic skills for success in subsequent years. Here they ...

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