ERIC Number: ED145614
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Why Do Families Need Respite Care? Building a Support System.
Moore, Cory; Seashore, Charles N.
The role of support services in providing respite care for families of handicapped children is discussed. Areas in which families need assistance are explained to include basic tasks of family living and crisis management, while sources of support are seen to include role models, close friends and information agents. Exercises are described to assess personal support systems. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Association for Retarded Citizens, Silver Spring, MD.