BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF DISABLED C

BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF DISABLED C

by Peter Burke

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843100430
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.31(d)

About the Author

Peter Burke is Senior Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Hull. He is a former social worker and has published widely in the field of child disability and child care law.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Theory and Practice. 2. A Framework for Analysis: The Research Design. 3. The Impact of Disability on the Family. 4. Family and Sibling Support. 5. Children as Young Carers. 6. Change, Adjustment and Resilience. 7. The Role of Siblings Support Groups. 8. Support Services and Being Empowered. 9. Conclusions: Reflections on Professional Practice for Sibling and Family Support. 10. Postscript. Appendix 1. Questionnaire: Support for Brothers and Sisters of Disabled Children. Appendix 2. Sibling Group Evaluation. References. Subject Index. Author Index.

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