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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Other chapters within the MTTC Autism Spectrum Disorder (064): Practice & Study Guide course
- Human Growth & Development Basics
- Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Effects of Autism Spectrum Disorder on Development
- External Factors on Development & Learning for Students with Autism
- Forms of Assessment in Special Education
- Educational Assessment of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Service Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Transition Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Behavior Intervention Plans for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Ongoing Assessment for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Creating Positive Learning Environments for Students with ASD
- Curriculum Planning & Adaptation for Special Education
- Teaching Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Individualized Instruction in the Classroom
- Utilizing Technology for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Communication Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Social Competencies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Behavior Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Teaching Life Skills to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
- School & Community Partnerships in Special Education
- Historical & Legal Foundations of SPED for Students with ASD in Michigan
- Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with ASD
- MTTC Autism Spectrum Disorder Flashcards