Discuss the benefits of being involved in child educational programming. Also discuss the obstacles that families may face in the attempt to be involved. Read the following sources to guide your background knowledge.
Odom, Horner, Snell, and Blacher, Handbook of Developmental Disabilities, Chapter 28.
Spann, S.J., Kohler, F.W., & Soenksen, D. (2003). Examining parents’ involvement in and perceptions of special education services: An interview with families in a parent support group. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 18, 228-237.