Dimensions of Family and Professional Partnerships : Constructive Guidelines for Collaboration

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  title={Dimensions of Family and Professional Partnerships : Constructive Guidelines for Collaboration},
  author={Martha J. Blue-Banning and Jean Ann Summers and H. CORINE FRANKLAND and Louise Nelson and GWEN BEEGLE},
  year={2004}
}
The development of collaborative partnerships between parents and professionals is too often unsuccessful. One reason for this failure may be the lack of empirical understanding of the components of interpersonal partnerships. Using qualitative inquiry, 33 focus groups were conducted with adult family members of children with and without disabilities and service providers and administrators. In addition, 32 individual interviews were conducted with non-English-speaking parents and their service… CONTINUE READING

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