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ERIC Number: ED260548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-May
Pages: 109
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: 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.