Affirming Disability: Strength-Based Portraits of Culturally Diverse Families

We discuss the author’s experience in working with parents in this project to co-create portraits of culturally and linguistically diverse families. This book is part of the Teachers College Press, Disability, Culture, and Equity Series.

Publications by the Authors

Rossetti, Z., Redash, A., Bui, O., Sauer, J., Wen, Y., & Regensburger, D. (2018). Access, accountability, and advocacy: Culturally and linguistically diverse families’ engagement in IEP meetings. Exceptionality. Advance online publication. Find the article HERE.

Rossetti, Z., Sauer, J. S., Bui, O., & Ou, S. (2017). Developing collaborative partnerships with culturally and linguistically diverse families during the IEP process. TEACHING Exceptional Children, 49(5), 328-338. Find the article HERE.

Examples from the book: Affirming Disability

Co-constructed Circle of Supports with Susan Ou (image on left)

Tiny’s Care Map (image on right)

Contact the Guests

Janet Story Sauer is a professor of special education at Lesley University.

Zachary Rossetti is an associate professor of special education at Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development.

Where to Find “Affirming Disability”

Purchase the book at Teachers College Press HERE.

Transcript of the Podcast Episode

Download a written transcript of the Podcast “On The Importance of Cultural Humility with Janet Sauer and Zach Rossetti. We use Otter speech-to-text transcript service.