This guide contains proven SPED Case Manager strategies that research
and experience have found effective in facilitating team meetings, and enhancing
positive collaboration with parents that will ultimately create the best
educational experience for the SPED child.
Templates are included to help you prepare meetings, record decisions,
track implementation and follow-up.
Dr. Robert Scobie has spent his entire career working with children
and parents in academic settings. He has served as a high school
teacher, principal of a K-8 school, a special educator at elementary
and high school levels, assistant professor and chairman of an
education department preparing prospective teachers, and an
adjunct professor in a special education graduate program. Most
recently as an educational advocate for families of special needs
children, he has used his professional knowledge and experience
to help parents to be strong advocates, to see themselves as having
valuable knowledge about their child, and to develop a collaborative
relationship with school staff.