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Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality : Collaborating for Empowerment

Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality : Collaborating for Empowerment - 4th edition

Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality : Collaborating for Empowerment - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780130163035

ISBN10: 0130163031

Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality : Collaborating for Empowerment by Ann P. Turnbull and H. Rutherford III Turnbull - ISBN 9780130163035
Edition: 4TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 2001
International: No
Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality : Collaborating for Empowerment by Ann P. Turnbull and H. Rutherford III Turnbull - ISBN 9780130163035

ISBN13: 9780130163035

ISBN10: 0130163031

Other Editions of Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality : Collaborating for Empowerment

Summary

Features include:

  • 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.
  • Companion Website: www.prenhall.com/turnbull

Author Bio

Turnbull, Ann : University of Kansas


Turnbull, H. Rutherford III : University of Kansas

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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.

Other Editions of Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality : Collaborating for Empowerment

Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality by Turnbull, Turnbull, Erwin and Soodak - ISBN 9780131197954
Families, Professionals and Exceptionality : A Special Partnership by Ann Turnbull - ISBN 9780135685518