Course Resources – ECED 1001


Derman-Sparks, L. and the ABC Task Force. Anti-Bias Curriculum Tools for Empowering Young Children. Washington , DC NAEYC 1989
Bredekamp, Sue, Ed.; Copple, Carol, Ed.; (1997). Developmentally Appropriate Practice


National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

CT Early Learning Development and Standards (ELDS)

CT ELDS Resources for Families

Introduction to I.D.E.A.

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Early Childhood

Frank Porter Graham Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorder


Beyond the Journal
Guidance including children with special needs

Checklist from Quality Star NY adapted from NAEYC and “Are We Supporting Diversity? A Tool for Reflection and Dialogue” Work/Family Directions, Inc.

People First Language (

NAEYC and DEC Joint Position Statement on Inclusion

CT OEC Supporting all children using the CT ELDS: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners.

Universal Design Articles:

The Benefits of Being Bi-Lingual
The Benefits of Being Bilingual - eclkc - | SLIDEBLAST.COM

National Council for Learning Disabilities
5 Questions Parents and Educators Can Ask to Start Conversations About Using Terms Like Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

Anne Arundel Community College Teacher Disposition Survey

Children’s Books
There Are No Mirrors in My Nana’s House
My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis
When Sophie Gets Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang
Susan Laughs by Jeanne Willi