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This course will enable participants to develop knowledge of historical influences of parents in the provision of education of students with disabilities. Participants will become familiar with past and present issues, priorities, problems and concerns facing parents. Further, participants will examine the emotional stages parents of students with disabilities frequently experience and will identify behavioral characteristics of the different emotions that parents encounter. Cultural factors impacting on parents' emotional reactions will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on participants' gaining an understanding of parents' emotional responses to their student's disability and enabling them to communicate and interact effectively with parents.
By the end of this course, the you will be able to: