ERIC Number: ED453632
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Individual Voices, Common Values.
Hausslein, Evelyn, Comp.
Early Childhood Bulletin, Sum 1993
This issue of the "Early Childhood Bulletin" describes some of the ways in which parents are learning to speak out on behalf of young children and their families being served through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part H early intervention programs. The document consists of four sections in which parents share their perspectives and concerns. These include: (1) "A Call for Communication" (Christel Dawkins); (2) "Supporting Parent Participation at a Parent Organization" (Cassie Johnston); (3) "Supporting Local Parent Networks" (Mona Freedman); and (4) "Dreams and Visions First" (Judie Walker). Information about each parent's background, organizational affiliation, and role is included. (SG)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Communication Skills, Coordination, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Family Attitudes, Financial Support, Parent Empowerment, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Social Networks
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS), 137 E. Franklin St., Suite 500, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3628. Tel: 919-962-8426; Tel: 877-574-3194 (TDD); Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nectas.unc.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Federation for Children with Special Needs, Boston, MA.; National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act