(sponsored by the Family School Community Partnership Issues SIG)_x000D_
Promising Practices to Empower Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Families of Children with Disabilities offers research-supported school practices to empower families from diverse cultural backgrounds to make informed decisions regarding their children with diverse disabilities. In order to insure that every child is receiving the most appropriate educational program, these practices should be included in teacher and administrator preparation program throughout every county, state, and province._x000D_
Every site administrator, school counselor and special education teacher should have a copy of this book at one’s fingertips for ready reference. Suggested practices include activities for parent organizing, parent education, ways to provide co-mentoring of families, and formal support at Individualized Education Program meetings.