Find tips and strategies for communicating and working with your child’s education team.
Working effectively with your child’s education team
Building and maintaining a collaborative relationship with your child’s school can take time, and it is well worth the effort. Ask questions if you are confused. Share your thoughts if you have a sense things are not working well and when things are going well.
- Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School from the National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education (Spanish).
- Use our Getting to Know Me form to help your school team get to know your child.
- You can use the Special Needs Fact Sheets from KidsHealth with your child’s teachers as a way to explain your child’s health condition and how it may affect learning in the classroom.
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