Model Programs for Increasing Parent Involvement Through Telephone Technology This article describes several model programs that use telephone technology to link parents with professionals, such as teachers and speech-language pathologists. Strategies for developing and implementing a telephone call-in program to increase parent involvement in educational and clinical settings are discussed. Practical suggestions regarding content, manpower, and budget considerations are ... Research Article
Research Article  |   April 01, 1992
Model Programs for Increasing Parent Involvement Through Telephone Technology
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Rebecca J. Schubel
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Joan Good Erickson, PhD
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • Contact author: Joan Good Erickson, PhD, Department of Speech & Hearing Science, 901 South 6th Street, Champaign, IL 61820.
    Contact author: Joan Good Erickson, PhD, Department of Speech & Hearing Science, 901 South 6th Street, Champaign, IL 61820.×
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Research Article   |   April 01, 1992
Model Programs for Increasing Parent Involvement Through Telephone Technology
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1992, Vol. 23, 125-129. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2302.125
History: Received March 11, 1991 , Accepted August 26, 1991
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1992, Vol. 23, 125-129. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2302.125
History: Received March 11, 1991; Accepted August 26, 1991

This article describes several model programs that use telephone technology to link parents with professionals, such as teachers and speech-language pathologists. Strategies for developing and implementing a telephone call-in program to increase parent involvement in educational and clinical settings are discussed. Practical suggestions regarding content, manpower, and budget considerations are provided.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
The authors thank the Head Start children and parents who participated in this project, as well as the staff who enthusiastically supported it.
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