ERIC Number: ED377604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Family Partnership in Transition Planning Packet. Bridging Early Services Transition Project.
Rosenkoetter, Sharon; Shotts, Cynthia
This packet of handouts focuses on the role of the family in easing their child with disabilities from one early childhood educational program to another. Typical items include: reasons for involving families in transition; questions parents ask about "appropriate" placement; planned conversations with parents during the transition process; parent concerns before their child's transition; a family needs survey; tips for parents in the transition process; a letter from the parent of a child with a disability to parents of nondisabled children; steps to resolving conflicts in transition planning; a guide for sharing information with the new program; clarifying family roles in transition planning; planned conversations with parents about transition to preschool; questions used in the MAPS (McGill Action Planning System) process for family involvement; questions parents can ask themselves regarding placement; and a matrix to assist in active problem solving. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Associated Colleges of Central Kansas, McPherson.
Note: For related documents, see EC 303 525-526.