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ERIC Number: EJ361007
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Parenting and the Hearing Impaired: Attachment and Coping.
Leigh, Irene W.
Volta Review, v89 n5 p11-21 Sep 1987
The author provides parents with information and suggestions about ways to alleviate strains placed on the natural attachment (bonding) process when their child has a hearing impairment. Strategies to foster the child's communicative and behavioral development are presented and the roles of parental responsivity, letting go, and fathers are discussed. (Author/VW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Families and Their Hearing-Impaired Children.