Special Educational Needs (SEN)

1. Finding Resources

The Library Catalogue is the best place to start searching for print books and ebooks. Search our collection at https://koha.yccece.edu.hk/.


Electronic databases provide access to tens of thousands of journals as well as ebooks, newspaper articles, reports, pictures, and streaming video content.




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2. Subject Keywords

These are some subject keywords which you can use to retrieve information on early childhood education from the Library catalogue or Electronic Database like:  

asynchronous child development

exceptional children

children with disabilities

gifted education

early childhood special education

inclusive education

educational intervention



3. Call Numbers

Print books on early childhood education may be found in different collections and call numbers in the Library. The following are some of the Library of Congress (LC) classification numbers on the subjects.

Subject Area

Call Numbers

Child psychology             

BF 712 – 723

Child development

HQ 767.8 – 792.2

Inclusive education

LC 1200 – 1203

Exceptional children and youth. Special education

LC 3950 – 4806.5

Mental retardation. Developmental disabilities

RC569.7 - 571

Autism, developmental disabilities, down syndrome



4. Quick References

These quick references provide useful background information. The Reference Collection is a good place to start your research.


Call Number / Access Link

Applied Behavior Analysis in Early Childhood Education : An Introduction to Evidence-based Interventions and Teaching Strategies

LB 1060.2 .C37 2016

Click here to access ebook

Building Blocks for Teaching Preschoolers with Special Needs

LC 4019.2 .S26 2019 

Click here to access ebook

Handbook of Special Education

LC 3965 .H26 2017

Click here to access ebook

International handbook of early childhood education

LB 1139.23 .F54 2017 v.1-2

The SAGE Handbook of Special Education: Two Volume Set

Click here to access ebook


5. Citing Resources

Please visit the Citing Sources in APA Style (7th edition) guide.


Last update: 2021-10-21