ERIC Number: EJ591204
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Parents' Facilitation of Friendships between Their Children with a Disability and Friends without a Disability.
Turnbull, Ann P.; Pereira, Lourdes; Blue-Banning, Martha J.
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, v24 n2 p85-99 Sum 1999
A study investigated the grounding strategies used by four Hispanic families with children with disabilities who are experiencing successful friendships with peers without a disability. Results found families, particularly mothers, actively facilitated friendships most frequently by finding opportunities and providing some level of interpretation and accommodation. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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