Parents Working With Speech-Language Pathologists to Foster Partnerships in Education This article outlines a parent involvement program that was developed and implemented by speech-language pathologists as part of a comprehensive program to improve academic achievement and literacy by focusing on communication skills. The basis of the program was to help parents become active participants in their child's educational and learning ... Report
Report  |   January 1998
Parents Working With Speech-Language Pathologists to Foster Partnerships in Education
 
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Development / School-Based Settings / Professional Issues & Training / Normal Language Processing / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions
Report   |   January 1998
Parents Working With Speech-Language Pathologists to Foster Partnerships in Education
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1998, Vol. 29, 24-34. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2901.24
History: Received January 23, 1996 , Accepted April 21, 1997
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1998, Vol. 29, 24-34. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.2901.24
History: Received January 23, 1996; Accepted April 21, 1997

This article outlines a parent involvement program that was developed and implemented by speech-language pathologists as part of a comprehensive program to improve academic achievement and literacy by focusing on communication skills. The basis of the program was to help parents become active participants in their child's educational and learning experiences. The organization and content of the parent program are explained and information needed to replicate the program is provided. Results of descriptive evaluations of the sessions and feedback from school personnel indicate a need for continued parent-focused educational programs.

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