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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 777 - Seminar on Families, Schools, and Community Support

Prerequisite, Ph.D. in education major. Drawing upon the perspectives of families, schools, and the general culture, this course will explore the multiple intersections of family and disability history, educational issues, and personal perspectives This course will focus on the relationships between educators (and other professionals) and families of children with disabilities. The current research on building relationships that work collaboratively to increase the capacity of families and schools to support inclusive approaches to education and community participation for all students will be examined. The growing diversity of families (e.g., structure, race, cultural heritage and values) and how this affects home-school interactions will be discussed. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits