Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality: Collaborating for Empowerment / Edition 4

Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality: Collaborating for Empowerment / Edition 4

by Ann P. Turnbull, H. Rutherford III Turnbull
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130163031

ISBN-13: 9780130163035

Pub. Date: 05/26/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Features include:

  • New: broadens the range and severity of disabilities covered; a number of new families are featured, many of whom have children with mild disabilities.
  • Advances an "empowerment" model of collaboration.
  • Explains the 1997 amendments to IDEA and how to put them into practice.
  • Companion

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Overview

Features include:

  • New: broadens the range and severity of disabilities covered; a number of new families are featured, many of whom have children with mild disabilities.
  • Advances an "empowerment" model of collaboration.
  • Explains the 1997 amendments to IDEA and how to put them into practice.
  • Companion Website: www.prenhall.com/turnbull

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130163035
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/26/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
449
Product dimensions:
8.08(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

I. UNDERSTANDING EMPOWERMENT.

1. Historical and Current Roles of Families and Parents.
2. Schools as Systems: The Context for Family-Professional Collaboration.
3. Empowerment.
4. Building Reliable Alliances.

II. UNDERSTANDING FAMILIES.

5. Family Characteristics.
6. Family Interaction.
7. Family Functions.
8. Family Life Cycle.

III. COLLABORATING FOR EMPOWERMENT.

9. Communicating among Reliable Allies.
10. Meeting Families' Basic Needs.
11. Referring and Evaluating for Special Education.
12. Individualizing for Appropriate Education.
13. Extending Learning into Home and Community.
14. Attending and Volunteering at School.
15. Advocating for Systems Improvement.
Appendix A.
Appendix B.
References.
Index.

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