Resource Materials

Journal Articles : Book Chapters : Newsletter and Magazine Articles : Monographs : Videos


Journal Articles

Dunst, C. J., & Bruder, M. B. (2002). Valued outcomes of service coordination, early intervention, and natural environments. Exceptional Children, 68, 361-375.

Dunst, C. J., Bruder, M. B., Trivette, C. M., & Hamby, D. W. (2005). Young children's natural learning environments contrasting approaches to early childhood intervention indicate differential learning opportunities. Psychological Reports, 96, 231-234.

Dunst, C. J., Bruder, M. B., Trivette, C. M., Hamby, D. W., Raab, M., & McLean, M. (2001). Characteristics and consequences of everyday natural learning opportunities. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 68-92.

Dunst, C. J., Bruder, M. B., Trivette, C. M., Raab, M., & McLean, M. (2001). Natural learning opportunities for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Young Exceptional Children, 4(3), 18-25 (Erratum in Vol. 4(4), 25).

Dunst, C. J., Hamby, D., Trivette, C. M., Raab, M., & Bruder, M. B. (2000). Everyday family and community life and children's naturally occurring learning opportunities. Journal of Early Intervention, 23, 151-164.

Dunst, C. J., Hamby, D., Trivette, C. M., Raab, M., & Bruder, M. B. (2002). Young children's participation in everyday family and community activity. Psychological Reports, 91, 875-897.

Dunst, C. J., Herter, S., & Shields, H. (2000). Interest-based natural learning opportunities. Young Exceptional Children Monograph Series No. 2: Natural Environments and Inclusion, 37-48.

Dunst, C. J., Herter, S., Shields, H., & Bennis, L. (2001). Mapping community-based natural learning opportunities. Young Exceptional Children, 4(4), 16-24.

Dunst, C. J., & Raab, M. (2004). Parents' and practitioners' perspectives of young children's everyday natural learning environments. Psychological Reports, 94, 251-256.

Dunst, C. J., Trivette, C. M., Humphries, T., Raab, M., & Roper, N. (2001). Contrasting approaches to natural learning environment interventions. Infants and Young Children, 14(2), 48-63.

Raab, M., & Dunst, C. J. (2004). Early intervention practitioner approaches to natural environment interventions. Journal of Early Intervention, 27(1), 15-26.

Roper, N., & Dunst, C. J. (in press). Communication intervention in natural learning environments: Guidelines for practice. Infants and Young Children.

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Book Chapters

Dunst, C. J. (2001). Participation of young children with disabilities in community learning activities. In M. Guralnick (Ed.), Early childhood inclusion: Focus on change (pp. 307-333). Baltimore: Brookes.

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Newsletters and Magazine Articles

Bruder, M. B., & Dunst, C. J. (1999). Expanding learning opportunities for infants and toddlers in natural environments: A chance to reconceptualize early intervention. Zero to Three, 20 (3), 34-36.

Dunst. C. J., & Bruder, M. B. (2000, November). Increasing children's learning opportunities in the context of family and community life. TASH Newsletter , 20-21.

Dunst, C. J., Trivette, C. M., & Cutspec, P. A. (2002). An evidence-based approach to documenting the characteristics and consequences of early intervention practices. Centerscope , Vol. 1, No. 2.

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Monographs

Dunst, C. J. (2001, 2008). Parent and community assets as sources of young children's learning opportunities. Asheville, NC: Winterberry Press.

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Videos now available from Winterberry Press

  • Anyplace, Anytime, Anywhere: Everyday Learning in Family Activities

    This engaging video presentation offers parents, students, and practitioners an eye-opening look at the extraordinary world of children's learning that occurs every day as a part of family life.

  • Anyplace, Anytime, Anywhere: Everyday Learning in Community Activities

    This engaging video presentation offers parents, students, and practitioners an eye-opening look at the extraordinary world of children's learning that occurs every day as a part of community life.

  • Anyplace, Anytime, Anywhere: Everyday Learning in Classroom Activities

    This engaging video presentation offers parents, students, and practitioners an eye-opening look at the extraordinary world of children's learning that occurs every day as a part of classroom life.

  • Power of the Ordinary: A Photographic Journey of Children's Everyday Learning Opportunities

    This video slide show takes you on a journey into the everyday lives of young children. You will see richly illustrated natural learning environments, and how the ordinary moments in children's everyday lives are extraordinary learning opportunities.

  • Possibilities: A Mother's Story

    This short video illustrates the experiences of a child and his family when they take part in Possibilities, a project designed to increase access to and participation of children with disabilities in the recreation and leisure opportunities that are readily available in their home communities.

  • Learning Comes Alive: Reinforcing School Learning in Community Activites

    Discover how to use fun-filled, community-based activites that appeal directly to your child's own interests and strengths as terrific learning opportunities. This short, colorful video shows parents how to find creative ways to reinforce classroom learning while their children are engaged in their favorite non-school activities.

  • Spotting My Child's Very Special Interests

    This video takes parents step-by-step through a companion workbook to identify their child's interests and match them with fun, interest-based activities in their homes and communities. The video illustrates the benefits of interest-based learning by focusing on the experiences of one lively preschooler and her family.