ERIC Number: ED191815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Families With Special-Needs Children. Starting a Healthy Family Series/Family and Community Health Through Caregiving.
Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
This student manual, part of the Family and Community Health Through Caregiving program, focuses on the impact of children with birth defects on families, and the ways families cope with the needs of these children. Topics include: (1) genetic causes of birth defects; (2) how the community and individuals can help families with special-needs children; and (3) how some families and individuals react to the special needs child. Case histories present the experiences of families and individuals involved with special needs children. (CJ)
Descriptors: Children, Congenital Impairments, Coping, Disabilities, Family Life Education, Family Relationship, Heredity, High Schools, Mental Retardation, Parent Child Relationship
Education Development Center, Inc., 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02160 ($1.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.
Note: For related documents, see SP 016 523-526 and SP 016 528. Photographs may not reproduce clearly.