Applied Behavior Analysis in Early Childhood Education provides a basic introduction to applied behavior analysis and the highly beneficial role that it can play in early childhood education for both typically developing children and those with special needs. The objective is to provide future and current early childhood professionals with the tools that they need to positively impact the lives of young children. Specifically, the book will describe and provide useful examples related to the following: * Implementing effective techniques for changing behavior; * Strategies for every day challenges both in the classroom and at home; * Strategies for addressing less frequent issues; * Suggestions for how to consult and correspond with parents and caretakers. Applied Behavior Analysis in Early Childhood Education is written for professionals preparing for-or those already in-careers in child development, behavior analysis, early childhood education, developmental therapy, counseling, special education, and other helping professions. A Companion Website featuring additional information and resources for students and instructors can be accessed at www.routledge.com/cw/casey.