Hope for the Families: New Directions for Parents of Persons with Retardation or Other Disabilities

Hope for the Families: New Directions for Parents of Persons with Retardation or Other Disabilities

by Robert Perske
     
 
For parents of a child with a disability who sometimes have felt completely unable to cope with the unique problems confronting them, this book will help them overcome fears and inhibitions. Discussion sections are included.

Overview

For parents of a child with a disability who sometimes have felt completely unable to cope with the unique problems confronting them, this book will help them overcome fears and inhibitions. Discussion sections are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780687173808
Publisher:
Abingdon Press
Publication date:
10/28/1981
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.49(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.29(d)

Meet the Author

Robert is widely known for his work on behalf of people with disabilities. In 1968 he received a Rosemary Dybwad International Award, enabling him to travel and study attitudes toward people with disabilities throughout Sweden and Denmakr. In 1987 he and Martha Perske shared the Healing Community Arts & Letters Award at the United Nations in New York. The Perskes have collaborated on two major reports to U.S. presidents: Mental Retardation: The Leading Edge, for President Carter; and, in cooperation with others, Mental Retardation: Century of Decision, for President Nixon.

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