Working With Families and Community Agencies to Support Students With Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher
  • Working With Families and Community Agencies to Support Students With Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher
  • Working With Families and Community Agencies to Support Students With Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher

Working With Families and Community Agencies to Support Students With Special Needs: A Practical Guide for Every Teacher

by James E. Ysseldyke, Bob Algozzine
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412938988

ISBN-13: 9781412938983

Pub. Date: 03/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Teachers will find practical guidelines for collaborating with families, applying early childhood intervention, using transition services, involving community agencies and businesses, and identifying post-high school options.  See more details below

Overview

Teachers will find practical guidelines for collaborating with families, applying early childhood intervention, using transition services, involving community agencies and businesses, and identifying post-high school options.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412938983
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher Series
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
1,011,650
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher
Acknowledgements
About the Authors
Self-Assessment I
Introduction to Working With Families and Community Agencies to Support Students With Special Needs
1.What Should Every Teacher Know About Early Childhood Intervention?
Federal Laws and Incentives
Direct and Indirect Services
Home-Based Programs
Hospital- or Center-Based Programs
Does Early Intervention Help?
2.What Are Transition Services and When Are They Necessary?
Transition into School
Transition During School
Everyday Transitions
Transition in General Education Classrooms
Dropping Out of School
Post-School Transition
3.What Living Arrangements Are Available to Adults With Special Needs?
Group Homes
Alternative Living Units
Foster Homes
Independent Living
Institutions
4.What Issues Should Be Taken Into Consideration When Working With Families?
How Exceptionalities Affect Families
Effects on Family Structure
Family Concerns
Transition to School
Adolescence
Post-School Transition
Concerns of Families With Children Who Are Gifted
What the Research Says
Change Over Time
Types of Family Involvement
Overcoming Barriers to Home-School Collaboration
5.How Should Schools Involve Community Agencies and Businesses?
Business Involvement
Special Programs
6.What Are the Keys to Success in the Wider Context?
Individualized Planning
Commitment to Normal Life Experiences
Compatible Physical Environment
Commitment to Remedial Programming
Encouraging Appropriate Behavior
Lifelong Learning
7.Working With Families and Agencies in Perspective
8. What Have We Learned?
Key Points
Key Vocabulary
Self-Assessment II
Answer Key for Self-Assessments
On Your Own
Resources
Books
Journals & Articles
Organizations
References
Index

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