References and Credits

Suggested Citation

Winton, P., Buysse, V., Turnbull, A., & Rous, B., (2010). CONNECT Module 3: Communication for collaboration. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, FPG Child Development Institute, CONNECT: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge. Available at


Many, many people contributed their time, talents, expertise and valuable resources to the making of this module.  We would like to acknowledge and give special thanks to the following contributors:

Shawanda Bass, Lee Marie Ayers Benchoff, Susan Kenney, Andrea Powell, Ashley Treadwell, Rud Turnbull, and the children, families and staff of FPG Child Care.

We would also like to give special thanks to our experience-based knowledge experts: Marshall Peter, Vera Stroup-Rentier, and Barbara Hanft.

Revised in 2019 by Chih-Ing Lim, Toni Miguel, Christine Wagner, and Zeke Hart.


Buysse, V., & Wesley, P. W. (2005). Consultation in early childhood settings. Baltimore, MD: Brookes.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA), Pub. L. No. 108-446. For complete source of information, go to

Head Start Program Performance Standards and Other Regulations. (2006). English. 45 CFR 1301-1311. For complete source of information go to

Sandall, S., Hemmeter, M. L., Smith, B., & McLean, M. (Eds.). (2005). DEC recommended practices: A comprehensive guide for practical application in early intervention/early childhood special education. Missoula, MT: Division for Early Childhood.

Winton, P. (1992).  Working with families in early intervention:  An interdisciplinary preservice curriculum. Chapel Hill, NC:  FPG Child Development Institute.



Pam Winton
Principal Investigator
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Virginia Buysse
Co-Principal Investigator
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Beth Rous
Co-Principal Investigator
University of Kentucky

Ann Turnbull
Co-Principal Investigator
University of Kansas


Project Staff

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chih-Ing Lim
Project Coordinator

Jonathan Green
Director of Electronic Communication

Maggie Connolly
Module Coordinator

Christine Lindauer
Research Associate

Heidi Hollingsworth
Research Associate

Gina Harrison
Graphic Designer

Don Trull

University of Kentucky

Patricia Singleton
Instructional Design Specialist


Project Interns

Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center (PEATC)

Cherie Takemoto
Executive Director
(also doctoral candidate at George Mason University)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hattice Dogan
Graduate Research Assistant

Jessica Dykstra
Graduate Research Assistant

Earlham College

Robert Ezekiel Hart
Student Intern