Navigating Through the Education System continued
Afternoon Parent & Professional Breakout Groups
The notes from the afternoon discussions appear below:
Ages 0-3, Part C to Part B Transition under the IDEA (PDF)
Elementary School Transition group (PDF)
Middle School & High School Transition (PDF)
Participants were asked to choose an age group (0-3, elementary school age, middle & high school age) and to discuss the following questions:
How should we get parents more involved in their Deaf/Hard of Hearing child’s education?
Using a Strengths, Problems, Opportunities, Threats (S.P.O.T.) Analysis, answer the following questions about family involvement:
o Strengths- What are the benefits to family involvement?
o Problems- What are barriers to getting families involved?
o What opportunities exist or can be created to increase family involvement?
o What threats exist if families are more involved?
What do parents want from professionals?
What do professionals want from parents?
Family engagement- what does it mean to parents as you move through the system?
A summary of participant survey results (opens new tab) from March 24, 2017
A summary of Parents RoundTable (March 18, 2017) Dialogue Post Survey Explanation (opens new tab)