Ch 20: Communicating & Collaborating with Families of Students with Autism

About This Chapter

In this chapter is a comprehensive overview of ways to communicate and collaborate with families of students with autism. Use our fun lessons, mini quizzes and practice exam to improve your understanding and ensure you're ready to take an upcoming test.

Communicating & Collaborating with Families of Students with Autism - Chapter Summary

Understanding ways to communicate and collaborate with families of students with autism is simple using this chapter's bite-sized lessons. Explore the lessons at your own pace to strengthen your grasp of cultural competency in communication, ways to get families involved in the IEP process and more. After completing this chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Explain the importance of a family's influence on the development of students with autism spectrum disorder
  • Share strategies for partnering with families of students with autism spectrum disorders
  • List methods for communicating and working with parents of special education students
  • Give tips teachers can use to create positive parent-teacher conference experiences
  • Discuss strategies for encouraging family involvement in the IEP process
  • Define and describe cultural competency in communication
  • Describe the best ways to communicate with and about people with disabilities

Customize your review of this chapter so that it aligns with your study needs and personal schedule. Select any number of lessons to review, and visit anytime using any computer or mobile device. Short quizzes are available to ensure you have a quality grasp of each lesson. Our practice exam makes it easy to check your knowledge of the entire chapter before taking your test.

7 Lessons in Chapter 20: Communicating & Collaborating with Families of Students with Autism
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Family's Influence on Development of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

1. Family's Influence on Development of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The family of a child with an autism spectrum disorder can have a profound influence on their growth and development. This lesson discusses some of the ways you can support your child across different developmental domains.

Partnering with Families of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

2. Partnering with Families of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have challenges succeeding in school. Teachers, as well as other professionals, need to partner with these students' families to help increase student success.

Working & Communicating with Parents of Special Education Students

3. Working & Communicating with Parents of Special Education Students

If you have students in special education, establishing a relationship with their parents is important for student success. In this lesson, you will review some tips for productive interactions with parents of special education students.

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers

4. Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers

This lesson looks at the best tips for teachers for parent-teacher conferences, in order to help create positive results for both student and teacher. It gives practical examples of real-life situations. The lesson is followed by a practical quiz.

Encouraging Family Involvement in the IEP Process

5. Encouraging Family Involvement in the IEP Process

Going through the IEP process can sometimes be challenging and overwhelming for everyone involved. This lesson focuses on the role of parents as well as providing tips for encouraging their involvement throughout the IEP process.

Cultural Competency in Communication

6. Cultural Competency in Communication

The ability to communicate is pretty important to us. So better communication is even better! Explore how cultural competency can impact positive communication, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Communicating With and About People with Disabilities

7. Communicating With and About People with Disabilities

We all want to be polite, but we often get nervous when communicating with or about people with disabilities. In this lesson, explore good communication habits.

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