Parents and Professionals Partnering for Children With Disabilities

A Dance That Matters

by Janice M. Fialka, Arlene K. Feldman,

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ISBNs
  • 9781412966399
  • 9781452269818
  • 9781452283425

Cultivate effective partnerships between parents and professionals

Written from both the parent’s and the professional’s points of view, this book draws upon the metaphor of dance to highlight the essential partnership between teachers, administrators, support staff, and parents of children with disabilities. Rich with humor and heart, the book offers helpful steps for self reflection, personnel preparation, and parent-professional training. Key features 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, conversations, and other forms of communication between professionals and parents
  • Effective ways to handle difficult situations
  • SAGE Publications; April 2012
  • ISBN: 9781452269818
  • Edition: 1
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
  • Title: Parents and Professionals Partnering for Children With Disabilities
  • Author: Janice M. Fialka; Arlene K. Feldman; Karen C. Mikus
  • Imprint: Corwin
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781412966399
  • 9781452269818
  • 9781452283425

In The Press

“This book’s valuable information and insights make it a ‘must read’ for everyone involved in the special education process. I will refer to this book frequently as it reminds me of the often unsaid feelings and concerns of parents. The authors provide numerous useful approaches so that all parties can collaborate and do what is best for the child.”