Describe the Four Key Elements to Turnbull's Model: Family Characteristics,
Describe the four key elements to Turnbull's model: Family characteristics, Family interaction, Family functions, and Family life cycle. How do these elements fit into the family systems concept?
How does a child with an exceptionality affect his or her family?
Briefly describe the three periods of parent-professional relationships as outlined in the chapter: 1) Antagonistic and adversarial; 2) Working Partnerships, and 3) Parent empowerment and family-centered relationships. Which group was responsible for much of the conflict between parents and professionals?
Choose three issues from the list and discuss how professionals' attitudes towards parents and families have changed over time: Vision, Support and Assistance, Socialization, Hope for the Future, Instructional Emphasis, Social Support.