ERIC Number: ED418555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Supporting Parents Who Have Cognitive Limitations.
Mandeville, Howard, Ed.; Anderson, Lynda, Ed.; Lakin, Charlie, Ed.
Impact, v11 n1 Spr 1998
This feature issue focuses on strategies to support parents who have cognitive limitations to be successful in raising their children. Articles include: (1) "Encounters with Entropy: Marge's Journey from System to System" (John Franz and Pat Miles) that tells a fictional story of a mother with disabilities to illustrate the tendency of human service systems to operate independently of one another, to stay locked into rigidly structured responses, and to avoid collaborative responses; (2) "Helping Parents Be Parents" (Howard Mandeville and Polly Snodgrass); (3) "Mothers with Developmental Disabilities: Common Issues and Needs" (Bette Keltner); (4) "Parents with Cognitive Limitations: What Do We Know about Providing Support?" (Lynda Anderson and K. Charlie Lakin); (5) "Perpetuating the Sprit of Kako'o" (Stacy Kong); (6) "Supporting Parenting Rights: Arc Hennepin" (Lori Gildersleeve); (7) "Two Decades of Parent Support: Reuben Lindh Parenting Program" (Audrey Kvist); (8) "Supporting Fathers with Cognitive Limitations" (Mark D. Simpson and others); (9) "Parents with Cognitive Limitations: Challenging Myths, Changing Perceptions" (Alexander J. Tymchuk); (10) "Supporting Parents and Children during Termination of Parental Rights" (Deborah Muenzer-Doy and Lynda Anderson); (11) "Strengthening Families of Older Children" (Gwynnyth Llewellyn); (12) "The Adult Children of Parents with Learning Difficulties" (Tim Booth and Wendy Booth); (13) "Welfare Reform and Parents with Disabilities" (Caroline Hoffman and Howard Mandeville); (14) "System Abuse and the Power of Advocacy" (Tim Booth and Wendy Booth); and (15) "How Small Initiatives Make a Difference" (Rick Brooks). The issue closes with a list of supported parenting resources. (CR)
Descriptors: Adult Children, Adults, Advocacy, Agency Cooperation, Child Rearing, Helping Relationship, Mental Retardation, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Skills, Parents with Disabilities, Social Services, Social Support Groups
Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 109 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Drive, S.E., Minneapolis, MN 55455; telephone: 612-624-4512.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research and Training Center on Community Living.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. on Community Integration.
Note: A "Feature Issue," with all fifteen articles on the theme subject.