ERIC Number: ED260548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: 0
Siblings of Mentally Retarded and Developmentally Disabled Persons. Proceedings of the Annual National Seminar (1st, New York, New York, May 19-20, 1983).
Schreiber, Meyer S., Ed.
Ten papers from a May, 1983 seminar on siblings of mentally retarded and developmentally disabled persons are presented. Participants include parents and siblings, and represent a variety of professions including social work, nursing, and psychology. The following papers are included: "Life with an Older Sister" (S. Miller and H. Kalish); "Raising a Family and Dealing with Differences in Children: A Parent's View" (C. Moore); "Normal Siblings of Retarded Persons" (M. Schreiber); "Siblings' Feelings: A Need for Expression" (M. Neel); "Groups for Normal Siblings of Developmentally Handicapped Children" (T. Mates); "Modification of Sibling Interaction in Families with a Mentally Retarded Child" (J. Vespo); "Explaining Differences to Children (J. Giglio); "A Developmental Perspective of the Siblings of Handicapped Children" (J. Feigon); "A Family Systems Look at the Developmentally Disabled" (M. Jaffe-Ruiz); and "The Parent Perspective" (C. Moore). (CL)
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmental Disabilities, Family Counseling, Family Environment, Family Relationship, Group Discussion, Mental Retardation, Parent Materials, Siblings, Systems Approach
Association for the Help of Retarded Children, 200 Park Ave. S., New York, NY 10003 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kean Coll. of New Jersey, Union.; New York Univ., NY. School of Social Work.; Association for the Help of Retarded Children, New York, NY.
Note: Also sponsored by the Westchester County Medical Center, Mental Retardation Institute.