Tag Archives: Parent

41. Parents as an Untapped Resource

Parents have a vested interest to assure the success of their children with disabilities.  Asking for Help and Support Better outcomes can be achieved by employing parents to provide parent services within educational systems. The most effective practice in the … Continue reading

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25. Sometimes Parents Feel Excluded Too!

Over a prolonged period of time the relationship between schools and parents of children with disabilities has become adversarial.  I believe this continues because some parents pass along the negative history they experienced to others, convincing them the only way to … Continue reading

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24. On Site Information, Resources, Training and Support

It was now time to set the plan in motion. Initially we met monthly throughout the school year.  I selected three staff we called PEERs, Parent Educator Exception Resources, from the pool of the training teams.  Two of those PEERs were … Continue reading

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