ERIC Number: ED331205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Insights: A Handbook for Parents of Children with Disabilities. Fourth Edition.
Stowell, Peter, Ed.; Bubar, Jane M., Ed.
This handbook was produced to help Maine families of children with disabilities to deal positively with their situations and children. It provides insights into services that have been developed, problems that may arise, and resources available. The handbook discusses types of developmental disabilities; the role of parents as advocates; relationships with professionals; and procedures for getting help in such areas as diagnosis, vocational rehabilitation, due process, respite care, and financial assistance. Appendices contain directories of local and regional resources, a list of special education definitions, a glossary of acronyms, one reference, and one additional reading suggestion. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, Baltimore.; Maine State Developmental Disabilities Council, Portland.
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