Making a Difference

Presents advocacy skills to those who must be advocates for children with disabilities and their families.

Making a Difference

Presents advocacy skills to those who must be advocates for children with disabilities and their families.

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Advocacy in Education:
Language: en
Pages: 378
Authors: Christian Winterbottom
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"The recent wave of teacher protests across the U.S. has shined a spotlight on advocacy in education. In an age when schools are underfunded to the point of unmanageable class sizes, outdated texts, dilapidated school buildings and shortened school weeks, educators must use their voices and advocate in order to
Informed Advocacy in Early Childhood Care and Education
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Judith E. Kieff
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Pearson College Division

This practical guide describes the critical need for advocacy in the field of early care and extols the ethical responsibilities of all early child educators, as outlined in the Code of Ethical Conduct (NAEYC 2005). Organized into three parts, the text begins with advocacy in the field of early childhood
Environmental Education and Advocacy
Language: en
Pages: 333
Authors: Edward A. Johnson, Michael J. Mappin
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-03-03 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book brings together ecologists, environmental philosophers and educators to address concerns over advocacy in environmental education.
Advocacy, Self-Advocacy and Special Needs
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Philip Garner, Sarah Sandow
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-03 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1995. This book concerns aspects of decision-making by, or on behalf of, children who have special educational needs. This is an area of concern, given that little attention had previously been given to the views of children on matters relating to their education. The book examines various
Case Studies in Building Equity Through Family Advocacy in Special Education
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Lydia Ocasio-Stoutenburg, Beth Harry
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Teachers College Press

"You've read the history and the background, now meet the families! This companion book to Meeting Families Where They Are traces the advocacy journeys of 12 caregivers across a range of racial, ethnic, social, disability, economic, and family identities. The stories reflect the unique lives, histories, and needs of each