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Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs : Collaborating Across the Age Span - Vicki Ann McGinley

Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs

Collaborating Across the Age Span

By: Vicki Ann McGinley (Editor), Melina Alexander (Editor)

Paperback Published: 7th February 2017
ISBN: 9781506316000
Number Of Pages: 344

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Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs: Collaborating Across the Age Span teaches students the skills they need to effectively collaborate with parents and families to ensure a child's success in the classroom. Authors Vicki A. McGinley and Melina Alexander’s text takes a lifespan approach with a special emphasis on the critical transition points in a child’s life.  Information is provided on what can be seen at each stage of an individual with disabilities’ development, and addresses concerns and needs that families may have during these unique phases of growth. Chapters written by professors and professionals who are also parents of students with special needs bring a diverse range of voices into the narrative. The authors provide an in-depth discussion of how parents and families are affected by particular disabilities, family system theory, the laws that affect individuals with disabilities, and assessments for individuals with disabilities.  

Defining the Family - Tara Guierrero Family Systems Theory - Vanessa Johnson Families of Children At-Risk for Disability - Barry Bullis, Samuel Zimmerman The Professionals and What Are Their Roles? - Natalie Williams, Tori Lybbert Family Assessment and Research Based Interventions - Vicki McGinley The Laws that Support Families - Shirley Dawson, Tracie McLaughlin Birth through Age 5 - Brenda Eaton The Primary School Years - Melissa Hudson Secondary School Years - Melina Alexander, Desna Bergold Post School - Brian Freedman, Laura Eisenman, Cathy Cowin, Sean Roy Prominent Disabilities Across the Lifespan - Mary Houser Siblings of Children with Disabilities - Kerry Smith Section I: FOUNDATIONS, DEFINITION, AND ASSESSMENT Chapter 1 Defining the Family - Tara S. Guerriero The Role of the Family in a Child's Education Identifying and Defining Children and the Family Childhood Living Arrangements Type of Families Unique Familial Circumstances that may Influence Education Educating all Children Chapter 2: Family Systems Theory - Sandra Sepulveda-Kozakowski What is Family Systems Theory? The Family Identity Family Subsystems Boundaries Communication Cohesion Adaptability/ Flexibility Climate The Family Life Cycle Factors Impacting Family Systems External Systems Coordination of Care Parenting Relationships Culture, Race, and Ethnicity Spotlight on Children in Foster Care Chapter 3: Families of Children At-risk for Disability - Barry Bullis, Samuel Zimmerman Why Study Risk? Benefits of Identifying Risk Definition of Risk Categories of Risk Children Living in Poverty English Learners Students Experiencing Marginalization Gifted Children Developmental Follow-up Chapter 4: Laws that Support Families - Shirley Dawson, Tracie McLaurghlan, Denise Adams History Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Provisions Section 504 Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 Chapter 5: The Professionals and Their Roles - Natalie A. Williams, Kristin L. Nelson, Tori J. Lybert Professionals of the Multidisciplinary Team Benefits of Partnerships Family-Staff Relationships Peer Relationships Building and Sustaining Partnerships Interpersonal Communication for Partnerships The Reality of Criticism Assertiveness Versus Aggressive Communication Resolving Conflicts Chapter 6: Assessment to Research-Based Intervention: Providing Families Support - Vicki A. McGinley, Ieva Margevica Assessment History and Family Involvement Working with Families to Understand Assessment Technical Assessment Terminology Lifespan Assessment Transition from Part C to Part B Primary School Years Secondary School Years: Transition Assessment Specialized Assessment and Disability Related Assessments Disability Specific Assessments Alternative Assessments/Authentic Assessments for Children with Disabilities The Assessment Report/The Evaluation Report Making Instructional Decisions for Intervention Chapter 7: Siblings of Children with Disabilities - Amy F. Conner Love, Lorie Taylor, Lisa P. Turner, Richard Sabousky Special Relationship Importance of Siblings and Significance in Today's Society Lifelong Relationship Interactional Dynamics and Relationship Patterns Children and Adolescent Siblings Adult Siblings Temperament Sibling Effects Expectations Characteristics of Sibling Without Disability Sibling Interactions Coping and Stress Styles Strategies to Help Siblings Siblings as Teachers Ways to Establish Sibling Teaching Program Social Interactions Counseling Siblings Section II: WORKING WITH FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN Chapter 8: Specific Disabilities Across the Lifespan - Mary A. Houser Disability Related to Birth Through Age 5 Disability Related to Primary Years Disability Related to Secondary School Years Discovering the Presence of a Disability Selected Disabilities and their Impact on Families The Benefits of Home-School Collaboration: Teacher and Families working together Chapter 9: Birth Through Age 5 - Brenda Eaton, Melina Alexander Children From Birth to Age 3 Early Intervention Part C of the IDEA Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) Members of the Multidiscilinary Team Provider(s) of Early Intervention Services Early Intervention Programming Members of the Multidisciplinary Team Content of the IFSP Outcomes of Early Intervention Children Ages 3 to 5 Children Ages 3 to 5 With Disabilities Preschool Programs Supporting Families with Children With Disabilities Ages Birth Through 5 Chapter 10: The Primary School Years - Melissa E. Hudson Communicating with Families Transition to Elementary School The Individualized Education Program Plan (IEP) Process and Document The Individualized Education Program Plan Working Together - The IEP Team and the Collaborative Team Model Collaborative Team Model Chapter 11: Secondary School Years - Melina Alexander, Desna Bergold Adolescence Early Adolescence Middle Adolescence Late Adolescence Adolescents with Disabilities Families of Adolescent Students with Disabilities The Multidisciplinary Team During the Secondary School Years Roles of Members of the Multidisciplinary Team Issues Addressed by Multidisciplinary Team During the Secondary School Years Potential Needs of the Family During the Secondary Years Chapter 12: Postschool - Brian Freedman, Laura Eisenman, Cathy Cowin, Sean Roy Post School Outcomes Predictors of Postschool Success Age of Majority Entitlement Versus Eligibility Understanding Concerns, Knowing Options, and Creating Partnerships Current Statistics and Optimistic Trends Career Development Employment Settings Rights, Accommodations and Self-Disclosure Federal Benefits Common Questions from Families Regarding Specific Issues Related to Employment Strategies for Partnering with Families Postsecondary Education Postsecondary Education Options From Entitlement to Eligibility Accommodations Social Life and Campus Participation Financial Factors Strategies for Partnering With Families Independent and Interdependent Living Development of Life Skills Support From State and Federal Government Types of Residences Social Relationships and Community Participation Strategies for Partnering With Families

ISBN: 9781506316000
ISBN-10: 150631600X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 7th February 2017
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.6 x 20.4  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.57

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