Before You Get Started...
Before you start your research, think about how you will keep track of the articles and other sources you find. Here are a few suggestions:
- You can use the folder tools built-in to the library databases.
- You can save the articles themselves to your Google Drive or your own hard drive.
- You can email yourself the articles.
Finding Research Articles
Suggested search terms:
- Students with disabilities
- Individualized education plan
- 504 / Section 504 / Section 504 plans / 504 plans
- Parent participation in education
- Family school partnership or family school collaboration
- Specific to your interviewee:
- The student's disability (hearing loss, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, etc.)
- The professionals that worked with the student (psychologist, occupational therapist, etc.)
- Specific subject areas (writing, mathematics, etc.)
- Use the Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals checkbox on the left side of the screen to find peer-reviewed journals
- Use the Publication Date sliders if you want to narrow your results to a certain time frame (like the last 5 years)
- Need more sources? Check out our guide on finding sources using bibliographies.