ERIC Number: ED348793
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Sinclair, Mary F., Ed.; And Others
IMPACT, v5 n2 Sum 1992
This feature issue of IMPACT focuses on the empowerment of families with a member who has a developmental disability. It presents strategies and models for a collaborative, respectful approach to service provision, and presents the experiences of families in seeking support and assistance. Feature articles include "Two Generations of Disability: A Family and Community Affair" (Vivienne Kaufman); "Decision Making in the 90s: A New Paradigm for Family, Professional, and Consumer Roles" (Jean Ann Summers); "Access to Services: Sharing the Power" (Fran Smith); "The Impact of Personal Futures Planning on Families" (Angela Novak Amado); "Advocacy: Noun, Verb, Adjective or Profanity?" (Linda Gress Bonney and Sandy Moore); "Self-Determination and Empowerment: The Parent Case Management Program" (Marijo McBride); "Empowering Rural Families: Two Success Stories" (one concerning a child with cerebral palsy, the other about an adolescent with traumatic brain injury--both contributed by the families); "Making the System Work: The Multicultural Family Inclusion Project" (Jamie Smith); "Family Mediation as Family Empowerment" (Patricia A. Moses); "Home-School Collaboration: A Building Block of Empowerment" (Mary F. Sinclair and Sandra L. Christenson); "Home-School Collaboration Model: Project FISC" (Cheri Gilman); "Family-School Collaboration in Interventions" (Michael Bloomquist); "Life Planning for Adult Health Care" (Timothy W. Jorissen); "Health Issues and Placement Decisions for Older Persons with Disabilities" (Deborah Anderson and Eric Kloos); and "Learning To Let Go" (Ceci Shapland). A resource list of 10 organizations, 2 videotapes, and 8 publications concludes the issue. (JDD)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advocacy, Cultural Differences, Delivery Systems, Developmental Disabilities, Interpersonal Relationship, Intervention, Models, Older Adults, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Rural Areas, Teamwork
Institute on Community Integration, 6 Pattee Hall, University of Minnesota, 150 Pillsbury Dr., S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Minnesota Governor's Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, St. Paul.; Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.