Creating a Culture of Family-Centeredness: Parent-Child Communication, and Parental Engagement as a Foundation of Inclusive Practice

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This chapter sets out to present the case for the following two questions:
Does parental engagement have a role in shaping the inclusive education agenda?
What role can a family centered approach, and parent-child communication play in furthering inclusive practice?
This chapter will reflect on parental engagement, parent-child communication, and family centered approach as essential elements of inclusive practice for educational inclusion.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMs. How and Me: Short Stories and More on Inclusion
EditorsSmita Desai
Place of PublicationChennai, Tamil Nadu
PublisherNotion Press
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)978-1647339791
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2019


  • parental engagement;
  • parent-child communication;
  • family centered approach

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