Partnerships For Positive Change In Special Education


  • Gary Hornby


Partnerships, Special Education, Consultative Collaboration, Team, Support, Education Partnerships


This article discusses the importance of partnerships in the field of special education. It outlines various models of partnership and suggests that consultative collaboration is a key element in effective partnerships. It then provides suggestions for how teachers can enhance partnerships between children, parents, teachers, other professionals and academic researchers.


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How to Cite

Hornby, G. (2002). Partnerships For Positive Change In Special Education . REACH: Journal of Inclusive Education in Ireland, 16(1), 3–13. Retrieved from