Ch 22: Communicating & Collaborating with Students with Emotional Impairments & Their Parents

About This Chapter

Communication and collaboration with students with emotional impairments and their parents is thoroughly covered in this informative chapter. In a series of video and text lessons, you can review this material at your leisure as you complete your homework or prepare for a big test.

Communicating & Collaborating with Students with Emotional Impairments & Their Parents - Chapter Summary

Topics related to collaborating and communicating with students with emotional impairments and their parents are presented by our professional instructors in this chapter. Some of these include the creation of a collaborative environment between home and school, strategies for working with students' families and the process of involving parents in their children's education. This chapter is designed to help you understand how to:

  • Address the concerns of parents about students with emotional impairments
  • Understand the resources available to the parents of these students
  • Discuss successful behavioral intervention strategies for parents
  • Communicate effectively with the parents of special education students
  • Utilize the involvement of family in the IEP process
  • Detail some of the agencies and networks available to students with emotional impairments
  • Use cultural competency in communication
  • Understand how to successfully communicate about and with people with disabilities

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10 Lessons in Chapter 22: Communicating & Collaborating with Students with Emotional Impairments & Their Parents
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Building a Collaborative Environment Between Home & School

1. Building a Collaborative Environment Between Home & School

Students are more successful when parents are involved in the education process. In this lesson, you will learn how to involve parents in their child's high school math education.

Strategies for Working with Families of Students

2. Strategies for Working with Families of Students

From the first day of school, it becomes clear that each student enters the classroom with a unique worldview, generally instilled in them by their family. In this lesson, we'll discuss some general strategies for bringing students' families into the educational conversation.

Involving Parents as Partners in Education

3. Involving Parents as Partners in Education

Parents play a vital role at all stages of a child's education, and a supportive role in education can improve achievement. In this lesson, we will discuss how school and family partnership impact the students' education outcome.

Addressing Parental Concerns About Students with Emotional Impairments

4. Addressing Parental Concerns About Students with Emotional Impairments

Having a child with emotional impairments can challenge and provoke anxiety in parents. This lesson offers ideas for how you can address parental concerns and form a collaborative approach to working with these students.

Parental Resources for Students with Emotional Impairments

5. Parental Resources for Students with Emotional Impairments

As a special educator who works with students with emotional impairments, one of your important jobs is providing support to parents. This lesson discusses some resources that will help the parents of students in your class.

Behavior Intervention Strategies for Parents

6. Behavior Intervention Strategies for Parents

Are you having trouble with your child's behavior at home? This lesson looks at some behavior intervention strategies that work for most children who are engaging in challenging behaviors.

Working & Communicating with Parents of Special Education Students

7. 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.

Encouraging Family Involvement in the IEP Process

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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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