It Isn't Fair!: Siblings of Children with Disabilities / Edition 1

It Isn't Fair!: Siblings of Children with Disabilities / Edition 1

by Stanley D. Klein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0897893336

ISBN-13: 9780897893336

Pub. Date: 06/21/1993

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book presents a wide range of perspectives on the relationship of siblings to children with disabilities. These perspectives are written in the first person by parents, young adult siblings, younger siblings, and professionals. A series of chapters illustrates changing views about children with disabilities and their families. There is a unique collection of

Overview

This book presents a wide range of perspectives on the relationship of siblings to children with disabilities. These perspectives are written in the first person by parents, young adult siblings, younger siblings, and professionals. A series of chapters illustrates changing views about children with disabilities and their families. There is a unique collection of chapters by parents and siblings, including moving firsthand accounts. The authors show the importance of parents as teachers of their children and illustrates the growing awareness of and concerns about the family when one child is disabled. Information in families must be shared, the book asserts, and the issues of fairness, expectations, rewards, punishments, caretaking responsibilities, and negative feelings are all thoroughly discussed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780897893336
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/21/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile:
1040L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Siblings Begin to Talk Together

Parents and Professionals

Siblings

Case Studies

Young Siblings

Conclusion

Index

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