ERIC Number: EJ563095
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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What Do You Do When a Parent Is in Denial about a Child's Special Needs? Caring for the Little Ones.
Child Care Information Exchange, n120 p76-77 Mar-Apr 1998
Presents ideas from three early childhood professionals regarding the practitioner's role when a parent denies their child's special needs. Includes suggestions for validating parents' feelings, using a screening tool to identify their child's level of development, referring parents to local agencies, maintaining extensive anecdotal records for all children, sharing information with parents, and examining one's own attitudes and knowledge. (KB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Note: 20th anniversary issue.