Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality: Positive Outcomes Through Partnerships and Trust / Edition 6

Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality: Positive Outcomes Through Partnerships and Trust / Edition 6

by Ann Turnbull, H. Rutherford Turnbull, Elizabeth J. Erwin, Leslie C. Soodak
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0137070489

ISBN-13: 9780137070480

Pub. Date: 05/04/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Written by the best-known authors in the field of family and professional collaboration, this practical text instructs teachers and families on how to empower, collaborate, and advocate for children with special needs. The inclusion of authentic stories adds a unique and touching human element to the subject. This edition features newly updated citations and

Overview

Written by the best-known authors in the field of family and professional collaboration, this practical text instructs teachers and families on how to empower, collaborate, and advocate for children with special needs. The inclusion of authentic stories adds a unique and touching human element to the subject. This edition features newly updated citations and references all from 2004 and beyond; new families and their unique stories, including a Marine Corps family and a single-parent family; more coverage of secondary students; more on cultural diversity and families from different ethnic backgrounds; and the text now portrays a family's entire lifespan and features an overall broader range of disabilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137070480
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/04/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I — The Family Systems Perspective

Chapter 1 — Family Characteristics

Chapter 2 — Family Interaction

Chapter 3 — Family Functions

Chapter 4 — Family Life Cycle

Part II

Chapter 5 — Historical and Current Roles of Parents and Families

Chapter 6 — Policies and Family and Professional Partnerships

Part III

Chapter 7 — Six Principles of Partnerships and Trust

Chapter 8 — Families as Partners in Communication and Collaboration

Chapter 9 — Families as Partners in Evaluation a Student

Chapter 10 — Families as Partners in Developing Individualized Plans

Chapter 11 — Meeting Families’ Basic Needs

Chapter 12 — Professionals and Families as Partners for Student Outcomes

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