Strategies for working with parents of all kinds Unexpected situations with angry or dysfunctional parents can leave teachers floundering. This teachers' edition of the best-selling How to Deal With Parents Who Are Angry, Troubled, Afraid, or Just Seem Crazy provides invaluable strategies that teachers can use to defuse angry parents and to work with all parents to advance the success of their children. It includes: • A set of proactive practices to help teachers get parents on their side. • Guidelines for teachers to follow when meeting with parents during Annual Reviews and IEP meetings. • Advice and vignettes that reflect concerns of today's teachers.