ERIC Number: ED229928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
A Handicapped Child in the Family: Readings for Parents.
Bell, Catherine, Ed.
Developed by an outreach project for handicapped children 0 to 5 years of age and their parents in rural Maine, these 18 bulletins address topics related to living with a handicapped child. Directed toward parents, the bulletins touch on the following topics: parents' feelings, handicapped children's needs to be treated as normally as possible, ways to build self esteem, approaches for fostering independence, effects on marriage, the single parent, siblings, changes in family life, coping, reactions of others, encounters with professionals, the parent-professional relationship, education, early intervention, use and misuse of labels, therapists' roles, mental health professionals, and advocacy. Bulletins are written by parents and professionals and include a list of recommended readings. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Child and Youth Board of Washington County, Machias, ME.
Note: Developed in cooperation with the Maine Early Intervention Consortium, and the Washington County Children's Program Outreach Project. For related documents, see EC 151 921-927.