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ECSE 541: Infants & Young Children with Special Needs

Search Term Examples

Topics / Concepts:

  • autis*
  • disabl*
  • disabili*
  • "developmental delay*"
  • "developmental disabili*"
  • "developmental disorder*"
  • infants
  • toddlers
  • "young children"
  • "preschool children"
  • family
  • play
  • activities
  • "therapeutic recreation"
  • "play therapy"
  • "developmentally appropriate practices"


Research Design:

  • "evidence based"
  • "best practice*"
  • "randomized controlled"
  • "control group*"
  • empirical
  • longitudinal
  • "double blind"
  • "research based"
  • "systematic review"
  • "meta analysis"

1. Education Databases

2. PsycINFO

Finding Books - Call Number Ranges (for browsing VCU Libraries)

Education (mostly at Cabell Library)

LB 1028

Education research.

LC 1200 - 1203

Inclusive education.

LC 3950 - 3987

Exceptional children and youth. Special education.

LC 4001 - 4806.5

Children and youth with disabilities. Learning disabled children and youth.

 

Pediatrics (mostly at Tompkins-McCaw Library)

RJ 250 - 250.3

Premature infants

RJ 251 - 325

Newborn infants. (Including physiology, care, treatment, diseases)

RJ 370 - 550
   RJ 499 - 507

Diseases of children and adolescents.
   Mental disorders. Child psychiatry.