Parents and Professionals Partnering for Children With Disab (BOK)

Janice M Fialka

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The authors draw upon the metaphor of "dance" to better understand the complexities and possibilities of forming partnerships between educators, administrators, early childhood providers, therapists, support staff, other professionals, and parents of children with disabilities. This revised edition of "Do You Hear What I Hear?" "Parents and Professionals Working Together for Children With Special Needs" is rich with stories, examples, and practical insights. This book, written from both the parent's and the professional's points of view, provides a developmental approach to understanding and forging positive adult relationships, while also providing concrete ways to advocate for children. The authors' years of experience as successful consultants, trainers, and educators lends this helpful resource a deep sense of realism and compassion. They remind the reader of how essential the parent-professional partnership is - and why it Is a dance that matters. The key features of this title include: practical insights and evidence-based approaches to forming partnerships; easy-to-read, non-technical language that speaks to both the heart and the mind; sample letters and other forms of communication shared between professionals and parents; stories and examples of real-world conversations between parents and professionals; and, effective ways to handle difficult situations. Rich with humor and heart, this highly readable book offers helpful steps for self reflection, personnel preparation, and parent-professional training. Educators and parents will find expert guidance for listening to each other's music, trying out each other's dance steps, and working toward a new dance that includes contributions from all - with the ultimate reward of seeing children achieve their highest potential.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Janice M Fialka
Sage Publications US public.
ISBN 9781412966399
Antall sider 176 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 22,9cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 293 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd