ERIC Number: ED157358
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Respite Care: A Survival Technique for Families of Children with Severe Handicaps.
Sommers, Paul A.
Respite care for children with severe handicaps and their families has been developed to serve the rural, sparsely populated areas of upstate Wisconsin. Since its' inception, the program has provided a necessary outlet to the families of 51 children at a cost of $34.70 per day. The basic elements of the program lend themselves to being replicated throughout the country and/or across other nations. (Author/SBH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the World Congress on Future Special Education (First, Stirling, Scotland, June 25 - July 1, 1978)