Parents and teachers play different roles in the child’s life and development.  Both sets of roles are important.

Parents and teachers often have very different perspectives regarding the child, the disability, and the treatment.  Both sets of perspectives are valid.

Parents have valuable information about their child that is critical for establishing and implementing appropriate educational goals.

Communication with parents should reflect an awareness of – and respect for – parental roles, perspectives, and beliefs.

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