Families of Children With Autism: What Educational Professionals Should Know

Families of Children With Autism: What Educational Professionals Should Know

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Overview

Families of Children With Autism: What Educational Professionals Should Know by Kristen Stephens, Frances Karnes, Lee Marcus

This text provides an overview of the role of educational professionals in the lives of families of children with autism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593637842
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Series: Practical Strategies in Autism Education
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 72
File size: 727 KB

About the Author

Frances A. Karnes, Ph.D., is professor of curriculum, instruction, and special education at The University of Southern Mississippi. She is widely known for her teaching, research, publications, innovative program developments, and service activities in gifted education and leadership training.

Table of Contents

Series Preface 1

Acknowledgment 3

Introduction 5

A Developmental Framework for Understanding Families 8

Barriers to Building a Collaborative Relationship With Families 17

How Professionals Can and Should Help to Overcome the Barriers 19

Principles of Parent-Professional Collaboration 21

Developmental Stages for Families 25

Additional Tips for Professional Working With Families 37

Conclusion 40

Resources 41

References 43

About the Authors 45

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