ERIC Number: EJ420054
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Mothers' and Fathers' Reports of the Effects of a Young Child with Special Needs on the Family.
McLinden, Stacey E.
Journal of Early Intervention, v14 n3 p249-59 Sum 1990
This study assessed attitudes of parents in 48 families with young children having special needs concerning: (1) social support, (2) family satisfaction, and (3) impact of the special child on the family. Significant differences were found between mothers' and fathers' responses on subscales concerned with time demands, coping, and well-being. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on Families.