Families Living With Mental and Physical Challenges

Families Living With Mental and Physical Challenges

by Julianna Fields

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Families Living With Mental and Physical Challenges by Julianna Fields

When a child is born with mental or physical disabilities or develops them at some point after birth, the child's family experiences a variety of challenges. The person with the disability must learn to cope with his or her problem, but the other family members also need to adjust. There will always be sadness in such situations, but there is often joy as well. The families in this book have dealt with many emotions and more concrete problems as well. They have things they regret about their situations but also things they are pleased with. When a member of the family has a mental or physical disability, each family member learns something from the experience. This people in this book have shared some of these things in their stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422299043
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 02/03/2015
Series: Changing Face of Modern Families Series
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 How Does Disability Change a Family? 8

2 Families Living with Mental Illness 16

3 Families Living with Physical Challenges 32

4 Families Living with intellectual Disabilities 46

Find Out More 60

Bibliography 62

Index 63

About the Author and the Consultant 64

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