Early Intervention: The Essential Readings

Early Intervention: The Essential Readings

Editor(s): Maurice A. Feldman

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405111690

Online ISBN: 9780470755778

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755778

About this Book

This reader covers current theory, research and practice in Early Intervention with young children, bringing together the best recent papers by prominent researchers in the field.


  • A collection of the best recent papers on Early Intervention.
  • Brings together current theory, research and practice in EI with young children.
  • Covers a range of topics in childhood development and intervention.
  • Each paper is introduced and contextualised by the editor.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: A Model of Early Intervention

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  2. Part II: Early Out-of-home Programs: Primary Prevention of Cognitive Deficits and School Failure in At-risk Children

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    4. Chapter 3

      Persistent Effects of Early Childhood Education on High-Risk Children and their Mothers (pages 75–103)

      Craig T. Ramey, Frances A. Campbell, Margaret Burchinal, Martie L. Skinner, David M. Gardner and Sharon L. Ramey

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  3. Part III: Secondary and Tertiary Prevention Programs for Children with Established Disabilities

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  4. Part IV: Home Visiting Programs: Primary and Secondary Prevention in At-risk Children

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    5. Chapter 9

      Long-Term Effects of nurse Home Visitation on Children's Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: Fifteen-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized Controlled Trial (pages 238–256)

      David Olds, Charles R. Henderson, Robert Cole, John Eckenrode, Harriet Kitzman, Dennis Luckey, Lisa Pettitt, Kimberly Sidora, Pamela Morris and Jane Powers

  5. Part IV: Family Aspects

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    4. Chapter 11

      The Effect of Early Intervention Services on Maternal Well-Being (pages 285–310)

      Marji Erickson Warfield, Penny Hauser-Cram, Marty Wyngaarden Krauss, Jack P. Shonkoff and Carole C. Upshur

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  6. Part VI: Future Directions

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