Hi my name is Amber Rae and I am taking a Special Needs Education class at SIC. This week our assignment is to post on a chat room/message board about a topic in our current reading. As a mother I know how important the role a parent can play in their child's education. My question is, Do parents of children with special needs feel their role is just as important in their child's education, more important, or less important? Also, do you feel that the school (teachers, and other school staff) have made it easy for you to play a role, or do you find it difficult to voice your thoughts and opinions about your child's education?
This is a part of my assignment, but as a future educator and a mother I am very interested in your experiences in this area. I would really appreciate it if you take the time to share your thoughts with me.