• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

KEY FEATURES: • This book has a particular emphasis on working with families across various schooling experiences from early intervention to post high school. • Case studies provide specific examples of children with disabilities and their families and questions for the reader to answer. • Learning Objectives and Chapter Summaries help reinforce key concepts throughout each chapter. • Additional Resources, such as links to readings, websites, and blogs, in each chapter provide students with materials and insights they can use in their classrooms and schools. • The book acts as a useful reference for professionals working with family members.

Laws That Support Families
4 Laws that support families
Shirley DawsonTracie MclaughlanDenise Adams

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“The first IEP meeting is the worst. The acronyms and the words are so new you have to trust someone to explain it to you and then you have to accept what they tell you. You never know if someone is telling you the full truth, if something is being held back or they are just telling what they want to tell you. The pamphlet is thrown at you and you want to ask if you should get a lawyer to explain it to you. When dealing with the struggles with your child, there is not a lot left over to deal with the legal side. Your mind shuts down, because ...

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