Understanding Family Systems

Understanding Family Systems

Families play a large and important role in their child’s education and even more so for students with disabilities. As a teacher, your understanding of a family’s unique circumstances and knowledge of how to be supportive through the family life cycle stages will go far in developing partnerships with them.

Create an 8- to 10-slide presentation, with detailed speaker notes (minimum of 50 words per slide), that addresses each of the topics below in the context of teachers working with families of students with disabilities. Summarize how the information you can glean from each topic can help inform your teaching strategy.

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Understanding the characteristics of the family with a child with disability is important for teachers because they are able to involve them in the Individual Education Program (IEP) team that is responsible for determining the education path of the disabled child…
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