ERIC Number: ED335815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Social and Emotional Supports for Children with Disabilities and Their Families.
Focal Point, v5 n1 p1-12 Fall-Win 1991
This theme issue addresses emotional and social issues faced by children and their families across a number of disability areas, with emphasis on needs the disabled have in common with all people, the value of tangible and emotional support for all family members, the need for comprehensive services, and the expertise that families can bring to professionals developing services. The following brief articles are included: "Emotional Problems among Children Who Are Blind or Have Severe Visual Impairments" (J. Elton Moore); "Preventing Mental Health Problems in Children with Chronic Illness and Disability" (Joan Patterson); "Families and Children with Traumatic Brain Injury" (Betty Pieper); "Childhood Trauma Is Two Stage Crisis for Families" (Marilyn Lash); "Children with Deafness and Mental Health Concerns" (Mimi W. P. Lou); "Children with Developmental and Psychiatric Disorders" (Dee Kruger); and "New Developments Increase Access to Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits for Children with Disabilities." (DB)
Descriptors: Blindness, Chronic Illness, Deafness, Developmental Disabilities, Disabilities, Emotional Adjustment, Emotional Development, Emotional Disturbances, Family Problems, Financial Support, Head Injuries, Income, Mental Health, Neurological Impairments, Prevention
Publications Coordinator, Research and Training Center, Regional Research Institute for Human Services, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, OR 97207-0751.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Portland State Univ., OR. Regional Research Inst. for Human Services.