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The authors explored frequently cited articles across four peer-reviewed journals in early intervention (EI) and early childhood special education (ECSE). The Social Science Citation Index was used to examine journal articles from 1994 to 2005 in: Early Childhood Research Quarterly, Infants and Young Children, Journal of Early Intervention, and Topics in Early Childhood Special Education. Results for the most frequently cited EI/ECSE journal articles are reported.

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The final, definitive version of this paper has been published in the Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 28(3), 2008. SAGE Publications, Inc., All rights reserved. doi: 10.1177/0271121408321949