The challenges and possibilities for collaborative support partnerships across the range of special needs are thoroughly explored in this practical book based on current research. Case studies are used to illustrate practice that is achievable yet forward thinking drawn from a variety of services and age phases. This book gives guidance for the sharing of practice, and advice for those wishing to embark upon or improve the way in which they work with other people and services.
Table of Contents
Part one - Collaboration in Support Partnerships; Support Partnerships; Working Together in Education; Working Together for Care in the Community; Lessons for the human services from teams in business; Learning Together; Part two - Collaboration in Action; Teachers and Therapists Working Together; Teacher and Learning Support Assistant Partnerships; Working Together in Residential School Settings; Service Partnership; Supporting LEAs Through Change; Family Partnership; Joint Professional Development; Appendix - Audit Questions