SPED 960: Family and School Collaboration in Special Education

Prereqs: Professional experience or completion of one practicum and/or field experience with young children (birth to age 5) or other individuals ages 5 to 21 years who have disabilities
Functions and interactions of both family and education systems. Impact of having a child with a disability on the normal and stressed family system. Promote family-professional partnerships in assessment and intervention for the child and/or student with an IFSP/IEP. Communication skills are reviewed and practiced for effective teaming among educators and for interviewing, consulting, collaborating and coaching with family members and other community team members.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 861
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom