Planning School Transitions: Family and Professional Collaboration

Ann Higgins Hains, Susan A. Fowler, Lynette K. Chandler

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The following paper addresses some of the key issues involved in planning transitions for young handicapped children who are moving from special education preschool programs to mainstreamed kindergarten placements. The roles of the child, family, sending and receiving teachers, and educational agencies are discussed. Activities to encourage successful transitions and to support collaborative planning efforts are suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)108-115
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Early Intervention
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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