ERIC Number: EJ603383
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Leaving Home at an Early Age: Parents' Decisions about Out-of-Home Placement for Young Children with Complex Medical Needs.
Bruns, Deborah A.
Mental Retardation, v38 n1 p50-60 Feb 2000
Results of five parental interviews indicated a similar process was experienced in deciding on out-of-home placements for children with complex medical needs: weariness; need for additional assistance; "triggering events" (financial concerns, lack of social supports, and difficulties with services); need for decision approval; and reflections on the decision. (Contains references.) (LC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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