International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education

International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education (INT-JECSE) is an online, open-access, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal offering scholarly articles on various issues of young children with special needs (0-8 age) and their families.

Year: 2017 Volume: 9 Number: 1

From the editors,

From the editors,

Volume 9, Issue 1, June  2017

Dear INT-JECSE readers and contributors, 
We are excited to be with you with the first issue of ninth volume of the INT-JECSE.  We would like to extend our appreciations to all who contributes by submitting or reviewing manuscripts or have been readers of the INT-JECSE. In our first issue of the ninth year, you will find five articles on various topics of young children with special needs and their families or professionals. 
The first article written by Esra Omeroglu, Rabia Sarikaya, H. Elif Daglioglu, Ebru Kilic Cakmak, Sercin Karatas, Safiye Arici Bulut, M. Gulsah Sahin, Osman Sabanci, Volkan Kukul, Aysun Turupcu Dogan and Osman Basit entitled as “The Terms Used in Gifted and Talented Education in Turkey, Relevant Legal Framework and Educational Practices”.  Mohamad Ilmee Mohamad Zin & Mariani Md Nor are the authors of the second article entitled as “Father Involvement, Early Intervention Program and Well-being of Children with Special Needs”. 
In the third article, the author  Binnur Yildirim Haciibrahimoglu reviewed a book with the title of “Family-Centered Early Intervention: Supporting Infants and Toddlers in Natural Environments” written by Sharon A. Raver Dana C. Childress. The fourth article entitled as “Arithmetic School Readiness of Preschoolers with Hearing Impairment” was written by Asha Yathiraj and Gowramma Ittira Poovaiah. Juliene Madureira Ferreira and Marita Mäkinen are the authors of the fifth and last article entitled as “What is Special in Special Education from the Inclusive Perspective?” 

Looking forward to being with you in December 2017 issue... 




Ibrahim H. Diken, Ph.D.
Editor-In-Chief

Veysel Aksoy, Ph.D.
Associate Editor
Avsar Ardic, Ph.D.
Associate Editor
Onur Ozdemir, Ph.D.
Associate Editor
Murat Dogan, Ph.H.
Associate Editor

Year: 2017 Volume: 9 Number: 1

International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education (INT-JECSE)
Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2017

Articles

EDITORIAL BOARD

Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2017

Ibrahim H. Diken, Ph.D

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Anadolu University, TURKEY

Avsar Ardıc, Ph.D.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Ege University, TURKEY

Mehmet Yanardag, Ph.D.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Anadolu University, TURKEY

Murat Dogan, Ph.D.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Anadolu University, TURKEY

Veysel Aksoy, Ph.D.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Anadolu University, TURKEY

Aaron R. Deris, Ph.D.

Minnesota State University, USA

Ahmet Konrot, Ph.D.

Uskudar University, TURKEY

Angel Jannasch-Pennel, Ph.D.

Arizona State University, USA

Ann Kaiser, Ph.D.

Vanderbilt University, USA

Annemieke Golly, Ph.D.

University of Oregon, USA

Armin Sohns, Ph.D.

Fachhochschule Nord., Uni. of App. Sci., DEU.

Atilla Cavkaytar, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Avsar Ardıc, Ph.D.

Ege University, TURKEY

Aydin Bal, Ph.D

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Aysegul Ataman, Ph.D. (Prof. Em.)

Gazi University, TURKEY

Azar Hadadian, Ph.D.

Ball State University, USA

Birkan Guldenoglu, Ph.D.

Ankara University, TURKEY

Brenda Smtih Myles, PhD

Ch. of Prog. and Dev., Au. Soc. of Ame., USA

Bulbin Sucuoglu, Ph.D.

Ankara University, TURKEY

Carl J. Dunst, Ph.D.

The Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, USA

Cevriye Ergul, Ph.D.

Ankara University

Ceyda Turhan, Ph.D.

Uludağ University

Climent Gine, Ph.D.

Ramon Llull University, SPAIN

D. Alan Dyson, Ph.D.

University of Manchester, UK

Dilek Erbas, Ph.D.

Marmara University, TURKEY

E. Sema Batu, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Emre Unlu, Ph.D.

Bulent Ecevit University, TURKEY

Ergul Demir, Ph.D.

Ankara University, TURKEY

Funda Acarlar, Ph.D.

Ankara University

Funda Aksoy, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Gerald Mahoney, Ph.D.

Case Western University, USA

Gilbert Stiefel, Ph.D.

Eastern Michigan University, USA

Gokhan Toret, Ph.D.

Gazi University, Turkey

Gonul Akcamete, Ph.D. (Prof. Em.)

Ankara University, TURKEY

Hasan Gurgur, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Hasan Zaghlawan, Ph.D.

University of Northern Coloradoy, USA

Hatice Bakkaloglu, Ph.D.

Ankara University

Heather Moore, Ph.D.

University of Oregon, USA

Ilknur Cifci-Tekinarslan, Ph.D.

Abant Izzet Baysal University, TURKEY

Ilknur Mavis, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Jane Squires, Ph.D.

University of Oregon, USA

Jean A. Rondal, Ph.D.

Université de Liège, BELGIQUE

Jim Halle, Ph.D.

University of Illinoisat Urbana-Champaign, USA

Joao Lopes, Ph.D.

University of Minho, PORTUGAL

Kourtland Koch, Ph.D.

Ball State University, USA

Manfred Pretis, Ph.D.

Social Innovative Network, (S.I.I.N.), AUSTRIA

Mark Innocenti, Ph.D.

Utah State University, USA

Mary Louise Hemetter, Ph.D.

Vanderbilt University, USA

Mehmet Yanardag, Ph.D.

Anadolu University

Michael J. Guralnick, Ph.D.

University of Washington, USA

Michaelene M. Ostrosky, Ph.D.

Uni. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Murat Dogan, Ph.D.

Anadolu University

Necate Baykoc-Donmez, Ph.D.

(Prof. Em.), Hacettepe University, TURKEY

Necdet Karasu, Ph.D.

Gazi University, TURKEY

Onur Ozdemir, Ph.D.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Marmara University, TURKEY

Ozlem Diken, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Ozlem Kaya, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Ozlem Toper Korkmaz, Ph.D.

Uludağ University

Patricia Snyder, Ph.D.

University of Florida, USA

Paul Yoder, Ph.D.

Vanderbilt University, USA

Philippa Campbell, Ph.D.

Thomas Jefferson University, USA

Pilar Guties, Ph.D.

Universidad Complutense, SPAIN

Salih Rakap, Ph.D.

Ondokuz Mayis University, TURKEY

Sam DiGangi, Ph.D.

Arizona State University, USA

Samuel L. Odom, Ph.D.

University of North Carolina, USA

Sarah Rule, Ph.D.

Utah State University, USA

Selda Ozdemir, Ph.D.

Gazi University, TURKEY

Sema Kaner, Ph.D., (Prof. Em.)

Ankara University, TURKEY

Seray Olcay Gul, Ph.D.

Hacettepe University, TURKEY

Serhat Odluyurt, Ph.D

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Serife Yucesoy Ozkan, Ph.D.

Anadolu University

Seyhun Topbas, Ph.D.

Medipol University, TURKEY

Sezgin Vuran, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Stanley H. Zucker, Ph.D.

Arizona State University, USA

Stefanja Alisauskiene, Ph.D.

University of Siauliai, LITHUANIA

Steve Warren, Ph.D.

University of Kansas, USA

Sue Buckley, Ph.D.

University of Portsmouth, UK

Tevhide Kargin, Ph.D.

Ankara University

Ugur Sak, Ph.D.

Anadolu University, TURKEY

Veysel Aksoy, Ph.D.

Anadolu University

International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education (INT-JECSE) (ISSN 1308-5581) is published twice (June and December) a year at the www.int-jecse.net.

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