Family Engagement and Children with Disabilities: A Resource Guide for Educators and Parents

OSEP to Host National Summit on Attract, Prepare, Retain on October 27-29, 2020

The 2020 OSEP Summit is an opportunity to bring together various stakeholders to explore potential strategies and innovative approaches to address this critical need. The virtual event will be held over three days and participants may register for each event individually or attend all three.  Additional information and registration can be found on the 2020 OSEP Summit Webpage.

Organization: Global Family Research Project

This resource guide was compiled to help parents and special educators establish a comfortable and effective partnership in service of promoting successful outcomes for children with disabilities. Authors highlight research reports, journal articles, examples of best practices, and tools that suggest methods for developing productive collaborations. The resources in this guide are grouped into the following categories: families as advocates, family roles in assessment and intervention, and families as partners in student learning. Each section includes resources for educators and families.