Collaborating for Student Success: A Guide for School-Based Occupational Therapy
Barbara Hanft, MA, OTR, FAOTA, and Jayne Shepherd, MS, OTR, FAOTA
School-based practitioners usually refer to collaboration as a team meeting or teacher assistance rather than as an interactive team process focused on student success and influenced by personal and environmental factors. Designed for advanced-level, school-based occupational therapists, Collaborating for Student Success will help you empower students to thrive in any circumstance or setting. Discover the most effective ways to join forces with family and education partners and link collaboration to the mandates in the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
- Examines “how-to” practical issues involved in effective collaboration, such as scheduling, gaining administrative support, and resolving conflicts
- Gives explanations and examples of early intervening services (EIS) and response to intervention (RtI)
- Organizes 7 topical chapters with recommended reading, worksheets, tables, figures, and ready-to-use forms.