Brothers and Sisters: A Special Part of Exceptional Families / Edition 3

Brothers and Sisters: A Special Part of Exceptional Families / Edition 3

by Peggy A. Gallagher, Cheryl S. Rhodes, Cheryl Rhodes, Thomas H. Powell
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557667195

ISBN-13: 9781557667199

Pub. Date: 08/01/2006

Publisher: Bookes Publishing Co.

There is something unique, something special, about growing up in a family in which a brother or sister has a disability. The new edition of this important text examines these unique relationships and discusses research on and strategies for working with siblings of people with disabilities. The reader-friendly volume appeals both to faculty at teaching and

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There is something unique, something special, about growing up in a family in which a brother or sister has a disability. The new edition of this important text examines these unique relationships and discusses research on and strategies for working with siblings of people with disabilities. The reader-friendly volume appeals both to faculty at teaching and research institutions and to family members and practitioners who work with people with disabilities. Included in the new edition are updates to critical issues such as multicultural considerations, financial planning, and information on genetics and heredity. In addition, the book provides an extended focus on family members beyond parents, including grandparents and other extended family members who interact with siblings in their relationships within a family

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557667199
Publisher:
Bookes Publishing Co.
Publication date:
08/01/2006
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1Listening to siblings1
2What we know about sibling relationships13
3What we know about special brothers and sisters in the family system53
4Concerns and needs of siblings living with brothers and sisters with disabilities97
5Providing information to children with siblings with disabilities111
6Providing support of siblings with brothers and sisters with disabilities143
7Social interaction between brothers, sister and others : how relationships are formed and maintained177
8Siblings as teachers205
9Siblings at school : going beyond academics to support siblings' unique needs231
10Siblings as adults : building secure futures255
11Capstone strategies for parents and siblings279

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