Voices from the Field
In this lesson, you will hear from families and a practitioner who share their experiences and the “know-how” that comes from solving problems, overcoming barriers, and making decisions in everyday life. We identified families and a practitioner and invited them to share their views and experiences on critical issues related to family-professional partnerships. Click on one or more of the following to listen.
Click on one or more of the following to listen.
Ann Turnbull shares her experience as a parent of a child with disabilities and the importance of empathetic communication, and how to engage in empathetic communication. Listen >
Gabriella shares her experience choosing between a preschool special education classroom and an inclusive classroom for Diego, her son with autism. Listen >
Kate Boone shares about her experience growing up with her brother, Matt, who has severe speech disabilities. She talks about the importance of building siblings’ capacity and provides some tips on how professionals can include siblings in their brother or sister's services. Listen >