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Myths and Facts about Preschool Inclusion
Can inclusive preschool classrooms provide the intensive intervention that is needed by young children with ASD? What are the outcomes for children who attend these programs? Discuss issues related to inclusive early childhood programs and understand the professional practices that must be used to provide a high quality early intervention program for young children with ASD.
About the Presenter(s)
Lise Fox, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Lise is a co-director of Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities), a faculty member with the OSEP-funded ECTA Center, and an investigator with an IES funded research project examining the implementation of the Pyramid Model within community early care and education programs. Her research focuses on the implementation of evidence-based practices to promote the social emotional and behavioral outcomes of young children with, or at-risk for, developmental disabilities or delays.