ERIC Number: EJ645054
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Vermont Rural Autism Project: Sharing Experiences, Shifting Attitudes.
Beatson, Jean E.; Prelock, Patricia A.
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, v17 n1 p48-54 Spr 2002
Five families participating in the Vermont Rural Autism Project (VT-RAP) assessment process were interviewed. An overall theme of shifting attitudes emerged as well as 3 sub-themes: getting enrolled, becoming friends, and empowerment and transformation. All parents reported having a unique and meaningful experience of involvement in their child's VT-RAP assessment. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Autism, Children, Early Intervention, Empowerment, Evaluation Methods, Family Involvement, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Participant Satisfaction, Student Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Teamwork, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Vermont