New: broadens the range and severity of disabilities covered; a number of new families are featured, many of whom have children with mild disabilities.
Advances an "empowerment" model of collaboration.
Explains the 1997 amendments to IDEA and how to put them into practice.
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Edition/Copyright:4TH 01 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Merrill Education/Prentice Hall Published: 05/26/2000 International: No
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Turnbull, Ann : University of Kansas
Turnbull, H. Rutherford III : University of Kansas
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I. UNDERSTANDING EMPOWERMENT.
1.Historical and Current Roles of Families. 2.Two 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. Appendix B. References. Index.
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