For courses in Collaboration/Consultation/Co-Teaching and School Counseling. As the population of special learners changes and the demands on educational professionals increase, the need for collaboration/co-teaching and consultation becomes ever more acute. To address this need, this popular text presents a teaming model–one based on interdisciplinary teaching and collaborative consultation. By sharing knowledge among professionals; and teaming with professionals and parents to meet the unique requirements of children and youth with special needs, this approach works with infants/toddlers through secondary-school aged learners. Comprising this teaming model are key elements of school leadership, adult learning, and the recognition importance of maintaining sensitivity to cultural and language differences.