ERIC Number: ED121021
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Working with Parents of Handicapped Children.
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.
The manual covers methods for teachers to help parents understand and deal with their handicapped children and provides suggestions for improving parent-teacher meetings. Sections address the following topics: understanding parents' feelings and dealing with such special situations as referral for further tests and suspected child abuse; understanding one's own feelings in relating to parents; preparing for and conducting parent interviews, meetings, and home visits; and following up with classroom observation and home instruction. Three appendixes contain a list of 24 organizations and information sources, a bibliography of approximately 50 references, and interview suggestions and sample forms. (CL)
Descriptors: Emotional Adjustment, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Interviews, Parent Counseling, Parent Education, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Preschool Education, Teacher Role
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($3.25, publication number 132)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.