The approach of this methods text is very practical with useful applications and many teaching strategies woven throughout the book. The text provides a balance of early childhood education and early childhood special education perspectives. Readers will receive current information on theory and practice for inclusive education in early childhood settings through a comprehensive text. Collaboration is the major hot topic emphasized in this text. The key strength of this text is the practical information about how to collaborate and communicate with families and other professionals. This text answers the call for teachers to develop skills in collaboration and communication. Practical information and examples are woven into every chapter. Another strength of this text is the interweaving of inclusion and diversity issues and practices across all topics treated in the book. This interdisciplinary approach emphasizes that teachers will be implementing inclusive education within early childhood contexts where cultural and linguistic diversity of children is rapidly increasing. Teachers must be culturally competent and responsive as well as sensitive to childrens abilities and strengths.Winter, Suzanne M. is the author of 'Inclusive Education in Early Childhood A Collaborative Approach', published 2006 under ISBN 9780130423351 and ISBN 0130423351.