Lifespan Perspectives on the Family and Disability / Edition 1

Lifespan Perspectives on the Family and Disability / Edition 1

by Judy V. Berry, Michael L. Hardman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205193951

ISBN-13: 9780205193950

Pub. Date: 10/24/1997

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

How do families cope, adapt, and grow through the challenge of living with a child with a disability? How do family members nurture and support the developmental journey to adulthood? When a child has a disability, it affects the parents and other family members as individuals, the family as a system, and the parental role. This book examines the questions above as…  See more details below

Overview

How do families cope, adapt, and grow through the challenge of living with a child with a disability? How do family members nurture and support the developmental journey to adulthood? When a child has a disability, it affects the parents and other family members as individuals, the family as a system, and the parental role. This book examines the questions above as it focuses on understanding families and addressing communication and collaboration between family members. Topics include: the family as an interactive unit, stress, coping, day-to-day issues, the family within the community, the early childhood years, schools, and more. Parents, educators, and therapists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205193950
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
10/24/1997
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Disability and the Family through Time1
Ch. 2The Family as an Interactive Unit25
Ch. 3Families: Day to Day and across the Lifespan47
Ch. 4Stress, Coping, and Family Support71
Ch. 5The Family within the Community and Broader Social Environment99
Ch. 6Communicating and Collaborating with Families123
Ch. 7Families and the Early Childhood Years151
Ch. 8Families and Schools183
Ch. 9Families and the Transition from School to Adult Life213
Ch. 10Families and the Adult Years245

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