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Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality; A Special Partnership / Edition 3
     

Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality; A Special Partnership / Edition 3

by Ann P. Turnbull, H. Rutherford Turnbull
 

ISBN-10: 0135685516

ISBN-13: 9780135685518

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

The book presents comprehensive, data-based, and conceptually consistent approaches for families and professionals to collaborate for empowerment. This newly revised book focuses on family-professional empowerment, offers a wealth of concrete, and time- tested strategies for building reliable alliances between families and educators,

Overview

The book presents comprehensive, data-based, and conceptually consistent approaches for families and professionals to collaborate for empowerment. This newly revised book focuses on family-professional empowerment, offers a wealth of concrete, and time- tested strategies for building reliable alliances between families and educators, and is based on the belief that the most rewarding of living one's personal and professional life is through collaboration for empowerment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135685518
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
7.97(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.58(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. Names and Addresses.
Appendix B. Conversation Guide.
References.
Reprint Acknolwledgments.
Index.

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