The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education. (2017). A tale of two conversations study guide. The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE) has several resources regarding dispute resolution in special education. This page has information to help promote communication with parents. The two videos are an excellent depiction of a positive meeting and a poorly planned and executed meeting. Additionally, the other videos on this page are beneficial and recommended for viewing.
Ferguson, C., & Rodríguez, V. (2005, July). Engaging families at the secondary level: What schools can do to support family involvement. National Center for Family and Community Connection with Schools. This guide is a foundational resource and provides best practices to collaborate with families during the special education process. This guide has short case studies and guidance on putting theory into practice.
Accardo, A. L., Xin, J. F., & Shuff, M. (2020). Special education teacher preparation and family collaboration.School Community Journal, 30(2), 53–72. This article presents a collaboration project that was included in a teacher preparation project. This article provides excellent information about collaborating with families as well as the rubric used to assess the level of collaboration.