ERIC Number: ED030246
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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The Parent of the Handicapped Child; The Study of Child-Rearing Practices. American Lecture Series.
Barsch, Ray H.
A report of a 3-year study of the parents of blind, deaf, mongoloid, brain injured, and cerebral palsied children investigates child rearing practices. The data collection process and the demography of the five populations are discussed. Information is also provided on the following: identification and early infancy; patterns of communication; toilet training; rest and sleep; restrictions, demands, and allowances; sex behavior; sibling attitudes and family limitation; community relations; schooling and parental aspirations; discipline; religion; and parent perceptions and attitudes. The handicapped ranking scale is described, and a summary, critique, and proposals are given. The appendix includes parent questionnaires and behavioral rating scales. (RJ)
Descriptors: Blindness, Cerebral Palsy, Child Rearing, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Relations, Deafness, Demography, Discipline, Down Syndrome, Exceptional Child Research, Family (Sociological Unit), Handicapped Children, Identification, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, Parent Aspiration, Parent Attitudes, Rating Scales, Religion, Self Care Skills, Sex Education
Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 East Lawrence Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62703 ($11.50)
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Easter Seal Development Center, Milwaukee, WI.