Families, Professionals and Exceptionality : Positive Outcomes Through Partnership and Trust

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Written by the best-known authors in the field of family and professional collaboration, this practical text instructs teachers and families how to empower, collaborate, and advocate for children with special needs.Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality, fifth edition, continues its tradition of discussing how members of families and professionals in special and general education and related services personnel can form lasting partnerships. The new edition has been reorganized for a better flow and to reduce redundancies.

Table of Contents

The Family Systems Perspective
Family Characteristics
Family Interaction
Family Functions
Family Life Cycle
Family Roles Policies
Historical and Current Roles of Families and Parents
Policies Shaping School Reform
Partnerships and Trust
Partnerships as Archways
Trust as the Keystone for Partnerships
Implementing Partnerships
Communicating and Collaborating Among Partners
Meeting Familiesrsquo; Basic Needs
Families as Partners in Student Evaluation
Individualizing Education in Partnership with Families
Supporting Studentsrsquo; Individualized Achievement and Performance
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