ERIC Number: ED464467
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Building Networks of Leaders through the Internet.
Early Childhood Bulletin, Sum 2001
This bulletin brings together the concepts of parent networking and the Internet. The document highlights key free or low cost features of the Internet which have proven to be useful tools in linking together networks of parents. It addresses the following six questions: (1) What if I don't have a computer? (2) How can I get Web access? (3) How do I get a free e-mail address? (4) How can I learn to surf? (5) What are search engines all about? and (6) How can I use the Internet to support parent leadership activities? A beginner's guide to Web resources for parents of young children with disabilities is also included. (SG)
Descriptors: Children, Disabilities, Discussion Groups, Information Dissemination, Internet, Leadership, Organizations (Groups), Parent Empowerment, Parent Participation, Social Networks
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS), 137 E. Franklin St., Suite 500, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3628. Tel: 918-962-8426; Tel: 877-544-3194 (TDD); Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; 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.
Note: Theme issue.