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

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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.
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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.
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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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