Empowering parents: Utilizing the IEP to cultivate meaningful relationships.
Parents of children with significant needs are important members of IEP teams. Their knowledge about their child(ren) provides an invaluable perspective that may shape the direction of the development and implementation of the IEP. Establishing and maintaining meaningful relationships with parents are critical to providing an educational experience that addresses the specific needs of the individual.
Ramlackhan, K. & West, T. (2017). Empowering parents: Utilizing the IEP to cultivate meaningful relationships. TASH Connections 42(1).