TITLE

Westwood Early Learning Center

AUTHOR(S)
Heckman, Mark; Rike, Cheryl
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Winter94, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the Westwood Early Learning Center in Woodstock, Illinois. Integration of young children with disabilities; Development of the Early Childhood (ECE) special education programs for 3-to 6-year-old children; Description of the educational program; Advantages to students; Advantages for teachers; Advantages for parents; Advantages for the district.
ACCESSION #
9405150375

 

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