Bridging the gap between health and education: words are not enough.

@article{OKeeffe2004BridgingTG,
  title={Bridging the gap between health and education: words are not enough.},
  author={Mick J O'Keeffe and Michael McDowell},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  year={2004},
  volume={40 5-6},
  pages={252-7}
}
OBJECTIVES When using specific terminology for childhood developmental disorders, paediatricians make assumptions about what teachers know and believe. If these assumptions are incorrect, collaborative management may be compromised. We surveyed primary school teachers in North Brisbane regarding their beliefs about developmental disorders and their views on collaboration between medical and educational professionals. METHODS A survey questionnaire was written specifically, and then piloted… CONTINUE READING