ERIC Number: ED336908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Fathers of Children with Special Needs: New Horizons. First Edition.
This book addresses the specific needs and concerns of fathers of children with special needs. It summarizes research regarding fathers of children with special health needs and disabilities. It offers a new paradigm of service delivery to enable professionals to encourage fathers' involvement in their children's care. Innovative service delivery strategies to assist fathers are suggested as are means of developing effective father support programs. Statements by fathers of children with special needs appear throughout the book and provide insights into their needs and feelings. A resource section for parents and professionals is included. Includes 42 references. (DB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Fathers, Individual Needs, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role
Association for the Care of Children's Health, 7910 Woodmont Ave., Suite 300, Bethesda, MD 20814-3015 ($4.95).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.
Authoring Institution: Association for the Care of Children's Health, Washington, DC.
Note: A related videotape is also available from the Association titled "Special Kids, Special Dads: Fathers of Children with Disabilities."