Key features include:
Practical insights and evidence-based approaches to forming partnerships
Easy-to-read, non-technical language that speaks to both the heart and the mind
Sample letters and other forms of communication shared between professionals and parents
Stories and examples of real-world conversations between parents and professionals
Effective ways to handle difficult situations
Rich with humor and heart, this highly readable book offers helpful steps for self reflection, personnel preparation, and parent-professional training. Educators and parents will find expert guidance for listening to each other's music, trying out each other's dance steps, and working toward a new dance that includes contributions from all—with the ultimate reward of seeing children achieve their highest potential.