Parents and Schools

Parents and Schools : Creating a Successful Partnership for Students with Special Needs

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For Families in Special Education courses. The challenges of teaching a child who has a disability are many and varied. Nothing helps the process more than strong collaboration between the child's teachers and the child's parents. This new text is all about creating that collaboration, maintaining it, and using it to help children who have disabilities reach their personal educational potential. The authors take a developmental approach to their subject, focusing on the uniqueness of each family and each child from infancy, through the primary grades, to middle school, high school, and adulthood. Throughout the text, the "voices" of real parents lend authenticity to the material; and the essential role of the family in the education of its children is seen as of paramount importance.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 221 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 430.91g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 013018540X
  • 9780130185402

Table of contents

Preface. 1. The Role of Context. 2. Issues of Diversity. 3. Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Parents and Families. 4. The Impact of Identification and Diagnosis of Disability on the Family. 5. A Model for Engaging Parents. 6. Collaboration and Communication. 7. Engaging Families of Infants and Toddlers. 8. Engaging Families of Preschoolers and Kindergarten Students with Disabilities. 9. Engaging Families During the Primary Years. 10. Engaging Families in Middle School and Junior High. 11. Secondary Students and the Transition to the Community. 12. Parents and Families of Adults with Disabilities.show more