Partnering with Families of Children with Special Needs

Updated July 20, 2022

Course Summary

Special education teachers can use this course to enhance their ability to work with their students' families. Access these useful tips, strategies and resources at any time to effectively partner with and involve families in their child's special needs education.

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Lesson Sample

Parent-Child Relationships: Definition & Explanation

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2 hours of educational videos

30 self-paced lessons

5 practice tests

Expert Contributor: Dana Dance-Schissel

Dana teaches social sciences at the college level and English and psychology at the high school level. She has master's degrees in applied, clinical and community psychology.

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Parent-Child Relationships: Definition & Explanation Video  Take Quiz
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Nuclear Family: Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Video  Take Quiz
Extended Family: Definition & Structure Video  Take Quiz
What Is Foster Care? - Definition, History & Facts Video  Take Quiz
Early Childhood Adoption: Impact on Family & Education Video  Take Quiz
Impact of Teen Parenting on a Child's Education Video  Take Quiz
Issues with Changing Family Patterns Video  Take Quiz
Social Issues that Impact Early Childhood Development Video  Take Quiz
Communicating Effectively with Students' Families Video  Take Quiz
The Importance of Family Involvement in School Activities Video  Take Quiz
Promoting Community Involvement in Schools Video  Take Quiz
How to Create Partnerships with the Local Community Video  Take Quiz

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