Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs: A Book for Sibs

Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs: A Book for Sibs

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ISBN-13: 9780295975474
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 09/28/1996
Edition description: Revised Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 18 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword by Thomas H. PowellA Note to Brothers and SistersA Note to Parents and Other Grown-upsAcknowledgments

1. What It's Like to Have a Brother or Sister with Special Needs2. Mental Retardation3. Disabilities That Affect How People See, Hear, Speak, Learn, and Behave4. Disabilities That Children Are Born With5. Other Causes of Disabilities6. Neurological Problems: Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy7. Laws, Programs, and Services for Persons with Disabilities and Their Families8. The FutureConclusion

Appendix 1: Books for Young Readers about Disabilities and IllnessesAppendix 2: Organizations and Other Resources on Specific Disabilities and IllnessesIndexFeedback Form

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