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Friday, December 2 • 9:20am - 10:10am
Meaningful Parent Participation: Professional Considerations for Teaming with Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Families LIMITED

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This presentation will provide a review of the research on parent participation in IEP meetings and other collaborative planning processes. Practical recommendations for increasing meaningful parent participation derived from the literature and from the presenters' research will be shared with an emphasis on serving families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. . Participants will be able to summarize the findings from the research literature on parent participation in IEPs and other collaborative planning processes. They will understand the unique barriers culturally and linguistically diverse families can face in these planning processes. Participants will be provided with opportunities to reflect on their own practice and learn strategies for facilitating and increasing meaningful parent participation.

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Natalie Holdren

Faculty, University of California, Santa Barbara
Inclusive Education, Cultural & Linguistic Competence, Literacy Instruction, Family-Professional-Student Partnerships, Post-secondary Education

Friday December 2, 2016 9:20am - 10:10am CST
Regency C 1820 Market Street, St. Louis, MO 63103