#1) Purpose: This assignment aims to identify and understand the different famil

#1) Purpose: This assignment aims to identify and understand the different family structures and learn how to collaborate and communicate with them.
Directions:
Read the following article
https://www.socialstudies.org/system/files/publications/articles/yl_3002173.pdf by Christina M. Tschida and Lisa Brown Buchanan
Complete the 4 A’s Protocol attached. 
#2) This assignment aims to demonstrate effective modeling and role-playing communication skills.
Given the information, you have gained from the required readings and videos regarding effective communication with families of children with special needs. Respond to the following.
Imagine you are an early childhood teacher of four-year-olds. Betsy is a new student in your class. She was recently staffed into the special education program under the eligibility of Developmentally Delayed. Her parents are new to this and need help navigating their child’s education at home and school. 
List ways you could collaborate with Betsy’s parents to help support her at home and school. 
Provide resources you would share with the parents and a short description. 
What are some unique issues related to working with families of children with special needs?