Citations with the tag: PARENTS of children with disabilities

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  • Annual income tax guide.
    C.C.; J.L.R. // Exceptional Parent; Feb1993, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p38 

    Guides parents of children with disabilities through the often confusing maze of filing tax forms. Medical deductions; Special education and training; Other tax-deductible expenses; Tax credits; General tips on filing; Tax planning; Contact point to order free Internal Revenue Service (IRS)...

    C.C.; J.L.R. // Exceptional Parent; Jan2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p100 

    A directory of training and information centers for parents of disabled people in the U.S. is presented.

    C.C.; J.L.R. // Exceptional Parent; Jan2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p70 

    A directory of statewide parent to parent programs for parents of children with special needs in the U.S. is presented.

  • Entrepreneurs of Meaning Parents and the Process of Inclusive Education.
    Grove, Kathleen A.; Fisher, Douglas // Remedial & Special Education; Jul/Aug99, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p208 


  • My daughter, my teacher.
    Kitchens, Mary Jane // Exceptional Parent; Sep96, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p32 

    Describes the author's relationship with her child who has several congenital anomalies. Child's condition; Acceptance of the physical deviation; Socialization with the same age group.

  • Long-term conditions.
    Kitchens, Mary Jane // Paediatric Nursing; Dec2009, Vol. 21 Issue 10, p15 

    An abstract of the article "Parents’ personality and parenting stress in families of children with spina bifida," by I.P.R. Vermaes and others is presented.

  • Comparison of expectations of parents of partially sighted youths and parents of blind youths.
    Kitchens, Mary Jane // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Mar/Apr96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p166 

    Presents a survey of the expectations of parents of partially sighted youths and parents of blind youths. Comparison of the expectations of parents of their children's capabilities; Indications that parents of youths who are partially sighted and parents of youths who are blind are equally...

  • Addendum to: A Multifaceted Model of Changes and Adaptation among Korean Mothers of Children with Disabilities.
    Park, Hye; Chung, Grace // Journal of Child & Family Studies; Apr2015, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p1177 

    An addendum to the article "A Multifaceted Model of Changes and Adaptation Among Korean Mothers of Children With Disabilities" by Hye Jun Park and Grace H. Chung in the April 1, 2015 issue is presented.

    Park, Hye; Chung, Grace // Exceptional Parent; Jul2007, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p54 

    A list of books of interest to parents of children with disabilities is presented.

  • Letters.
    Pickett, Patricia J.; Harmon, Tim // Indianapolis Business Journal; 8/24/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 26, p13 

    Letters to the editor are presented in response to the articles "New help for parents of disabled" as well as "Raising minimum wage takes employment toll," by Cecil Bohanon and Bill Styring, both in the August 10, 2015 issue.

    MCCAFFERTY, KIMBERLEE RUTAN // Exceptional Parent; Nov2015, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p37 

    The article discusses things that the author would like tell mothers about their impending journey of parenting a child on the autism spectrum. Topics include the need to push their child to do a little bit more than what they think they can, the importance of listening to the their child's...

  • Planning for Families of Children with Disabilities.
    Rajput, Minoti // Journal of Financial Planning; Aug2001, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p74 

    Focuses on financial and estate planning techniques for parents of dependent children with disabilities. Discussion on the need for planning; Types of mental disabilities that affect individual's lives to varying degrees; How parents of children with disabilities are often best served.

  • Critical Social Skills for Adolescents With High Incidence Disabilities: Parental Perspectives.
    Kolb, Sharon M.; Hanley-Maxwell, Cheryl // Exceptional Children; Winter2003, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p163 

    Explores parental views about critical social skills for adolescents with high-incidence disabilities. Role of emotional intelligence and character in the social and emotional development of the children; Parental definition of social skills; Parents' belief in the importance of developing...

  • Teaching as transaction: Vygotskian perspectives on deafness and mother-child interaction.
    Jamieson, Janet R. // Exceptional Children; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p434 

    Examines the processes by which mothers communicate with their hearing and deaf preschool children during a problem-solving task. Vygotsky's dialectical notion of adult-child interaction; Importance of intersubjectivity and semiotic mediation; Impact of communicative behavior on cognitive...

  • A structured parent interview for identifying young children with autism.
    Stone, Wendy L.; Hogan, Kerry L. // Journal of Autism & Developmental Disorders; Dec1993, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p639 

    Evaluates the psychometric properties of the Parent Interview for Autism (PIA), an interview for gathering diagnostic information from parents of young children with autism. Results as revealing internal consistency and test-retest reliability; Discussion of the implications of the findings and...

  • Using Special Needs Trusts.
    Safier, I. Jay // CPA Journal; Nov2005, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p12 

    Focuses on factors to be considered by parents of disabled children in using special needs trusts (SNT). Definition of a disabled person according to the New York State Estate and Trust Law; Examples of the kinds of services covered by the income and assets of an SNT; Categories of SNT.

  • The Interpersonal Values of Parents of Normal and Learning Disabled Children.
    Miletic, Anne // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Jun/Jul1986, Vol. 19 Issue 6 

    Studies the interpersonal values of parents of normal and learning disabled children. Delineation of repetitive patterns in the parents' value orientation systems; Profiles of parents of learning disabled children and those of parents of nonachieveing yet gifted children.

  • Support Groups.
    Miletic, Anne // Exceptional Parent; May95, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p61 

    Presents information on organizations that extend support to families of handicapped children in the United States. Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Network; Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America.

  • `Promises to keep' rally an unparalleled success.
    Miletic, Anne // Exceptional Parent; Aug95, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p63 

    Looks at the success of a rally held on June 22nd, 1995, in Washington D.C., by the National Parent Network, in cooperation with various organizations. Details of rally; Number of people attending rally; Issues discussed at rally.

  • Perspectives of Parents of Children Who Are Visually Impaired: Implications for the Field.
    Leyser, Yona; Heinze, Toni // Re:View; Spring2001, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p37 

    Investigates the experiences of a sample of parents of children who are visually impaired in raising their children. Concerns of parents of children who are visually impaired; Coping strategies; Role of schools and teachers in the lives of families of children who are visually impaired; Sources...

  • Lobbying for Change: A Parent's View.
    Sack, Joetta L. // Education Week; 11/29/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p25 

    Focuses on the role of parents of handicapped children in the passage of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act in 1975 in the United States. Reasons of Martha Ziegler, mother of a handicapped child, to lobby for a change in the educational system; Details of the efforts to provide...

  • First steps toward getting help for a child.
    Fashaw, Cynthia // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder; 3/22/2012, Vol. 78 Issue 34, p2 

    The article focuses on the strategies that the parents and caregivers should consider for dealing with their child's challenging behaviors and helping him to overcome his disabilities

  • Early Warning.
    Buesser, Jeanne; Abenstein, Stacey // Exceptional Parent; Feb2002, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p40 

    Presents an article on the experiences of parents with children who were diagnosed with apraxia of speech. Symptoms of apraxia; Therapy for the disorder; Impact of intervention and support. INSET: C.H.E.R.A.B. Foundation.

  • Respond.
    Buesser, Jeanne; Abenstein, Stacey // Exceptional Parent; Feb96, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p16 

    Presents the response to parents of handicapped children who have sought assistance or information from parents whose children are in similar conditions. Diagnosis of a boy with hypotonia, scoliosis, cataracts and nystagamus; Help for a child with congenital muscular dystrophy.

  • More typical than not.
    Bockwoldt, Denise // Exceptional Parent; Aug96, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p41 

    Describes how pediatrician Celia DiMarco helped the author in dealing with having a daughter with Down's syndrome. Emphasizing of the daughter's positive attributes rather than her abnormalities; Reminders that the daughter is more typical than not.

  • A heart-shaped bandage.
    Allen, Anne // Exceptional Parent; Aug96, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p41 

    Reports how surgeon John Aiken helped the author deal with her son's surgery for gastroesophageal reflux. Explanation of the surgical procedure; Inclusion of the parents in the decision-making process.

  • More than a health care provider.
    Savage, Kim // Exceptional Parent; Aug96, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p43 

    Describes the support provided by physical therapist Ann Robertson to the author, a mother of a girl with cerebral palsy with microcephaly. Robertson as manager of physical and occupational therapy services at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia; Focus on the development of the whole...

    Rader, Rick // Exceptional Parent; Aug2005, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p8 

    Focuses on medical journals dealing with children with disabilities, "New England Journal of Medicine", "The Journal of the American Medical Association" and "Lancet". Usefulness of the journals for parents of disabled children in the U.S.; Quality of information published in the journals.

    Brout, Jennifer Jo // Exceptional Parent; Jul2008, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p48 

    The article presents a question and an answer related to how a parent can deal with a child with sensory over-responsivity, a subtype of sensory processing disorder.

  • Protecting the future of your disabled child.
    Brout, Jennifer Jo // DollarSense; Fall93, p12 

    Offers advice on estate planning for parents of disabled children. Importance of finding a lawyer who is experienced in this highly specialized field; Importance of planning; Dividing an estate between children; Estimating the estate; Information sources; Purpose of a trust; Making gifts.

  • John Tracy clinic model of distance education: Distance education need not be distant.
    Garrity, James H.; Meyer, Sandra // Volta Review; Nov93, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p85 

    Features the John Tracy Clinic's Correspondence Courses which have reached the parents of very young hearing-impaired children soon after diagnosis and notification of the clinic and providing them free home study education. Family correspondence.

  • Legal rights: What, how, and why me?
    East, Nan Ellen D. // Volta Review; Nov93, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p115 

    Gives examples of why it is important for parents to be informed about their rights , specifically for parents of hearing-impaired children and urges parents to be aware of their children's rights and to act immediately to initiate early intervention services according to their children's needs....

  • Bonds make us strong.
    Grenier, Julian // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd); 1/10/2012, Vol. 112 Issue 4285, p12 

    The author celebrates the bond between parents and educational professionals, recounting a chance meeting with the parent of a child who was diagnosed with an autistic spectrum disorder at a nursery where the author previously served as a special needs coordinator.

  • Parenting the learning disabled child: Research, development, and implementation of an effective...
    Kuzell, Norma D.; Brassington, Jean // Guidance & Counseling; Nov90, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p17 

    Describes `Parenting the Learning Disabled Child,' an American course that include both effective parenting techniques and information about learning disabilities. Course's evolution from the preliminary study `The Social Service Needs of Parents of Learning Disabled Boys' by Norma Kuzell;...

  • Using humor to help educators boost communication skills.
    Parnes, Kate // Leadership; Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p19 

    A preview of the DVD release of the video "Acronym Soup," which highlights the significance of breaking down the acronyms to help schools and parents of children with special needs, is presented.

  • A `night away'.
    Parnes, Kate // New Hampshire Business Review; 02/14/97, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p30 

    Reports on the Respitality Program of the Moore Center, a Manchester, New Hampshire agency providing services to disabled children. Honoring of five Manchester hotels and local florist for their contribution to the program; Offering of opportunity for single parents and couples to get away by...

  • Surviving Adolescence.
    Krawiecki, Lisbeth // Exceptional Parent; Jul99, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p42 

    Describes the challenges that parents of children with disability face. Information on the adolescence period of the handicapped; How to guide them in their physical, emotional and sexual transition.

  • The Future Starts Now.
    Varnet, Theresa // Exceptional Parent; Jul99, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p76 

    Offers information for parents in the United States on how to plan for the future of their children with disability. Information on services; Types of residences for the handicapped; Emotional preparation and counselling of parents.

  • First day presents unique challenges to some students.
    Baraba, Sarah // Collinsville Herald; 8/17/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 66, pA1 

    The article reports on the preparations being made by parents of children with disabilities before the first day of school in Illinois in 2011.

  • Questions of the Heart.
    Stefanakos, Victoria Scanlan // Working Mother; Dec2003/Jan2004, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p33 

    Relates how the author and her husband decided to accept a life with a disabled child. Emotions felt when she was told that her first child would be born with Down syndrome; Efforts to learn everything about Down syndrome through readings and consultations; Medical personnel's recommendation...

  • Listening to parents of children with disabilities.
    Davern, Linda // Educational Leadership; Apr96, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p61 

    Focuses on what teaching teams can do to build productive alliances with parents or caregivers of handicapped children. Importance of parents' participation in a child's education; Reference comparisons; Perseverance in building partnerships; Cultural awareness; Information sharing.

    Gerlach, Elizabeth King // Exceptional Parent; Jun2002, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p105 

    Part I. Addresses the issues that parents and families have to face in order to meet the needs of their children with lifelong disabilities. Emotions that parents feel when they get the news of disability; Steps in moving from awareness to resolution; Determination of the appropriate education...

  • Parent to Parent: The Crucial Connection.
    Klemm, Diane; Schimanski, Carolyn // Exceptional Parent; Sep99, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p109 

    Part II. Provides information on Parent to Parent programs in the United States which connect parents of children with disabilities or special health concerns. Experience of a parent of a disabled child; Details on the support given by other parents; Effectiveness of a one-to-one match between...

  • Giving the Gift of Support From Parent to Parent.
    Herbert, Mary Jo; Klemm, Diane // Exceptional Parent; Aug99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p58 

    Features the Parent to Parent programs in the United States for parents with disabled or chronically ill children. Information on support parenting; Origin of the Parent to Parent programs; Concept behind the programs.

  • Just for Being.
    McGowan, Jo // Human Life Review; Spring/Summer2000, Vol. 26 Issue 2/3, p87 

    Presents experiences on having a mentally-handicapped child. Devastation that accompanies the birth of a handicapped child; Changes in life caused by having a handicapped child; Transformation of the lives of the parents simply by the handicapped child's presence.

  • Changes in maternal attitudes and perceptions and children's communication skills.
    Sommers, Ronald K.; Fragapane, Laura // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Oct94, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p851 

    Investigates the implications of the attitudes and perceptions of mothers of children enrolled in speech-language therapy. Effectiveness of family-based therapy; Compatibility of mothers' support with children's needs; Changes in children's communication skills; Analysis of pre and post rankings...

    Agoratus, Lauren // Exceptional Parent; Jul2002, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p87 

    Part II. Relates the strategies and successes of parents in their battles to raise children with special needs in the U.S.. Steps taken by Monica Ramos of New York to resolve the shortcomings of her son's Individual Education Plan; Efforts made by Larry Greenstein to meet the educational needs...

  • Not All Riders Of The Education Express Debark At The Inclusion Station.
    Leyser, Yona // Exceptional Parent; Mar2003, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p54 

    Focuses on the special education services in the U.S. Combination of regular classes and resource rooms in educating disabled children; Support of parents on the philosophy of mainstreaming as a civil rights issue; Concerns of parents on the emotion and social well-being of their children.

  • What's a tough guy to do?
    Nolan, Thomas P. // Exceptional Parent; Jun94, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p45 

    Relates the experience of by a father who had a son with metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD). First reaction; Lesson on caring for both sons.

  • Toys `R' Us toy guides.
    Nolan, Thomas P. // Exceptional Parent; Jun94, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p55 

    Reports on the dissemination of toy guides for children with disabilities by the National Parent Network on Disabilities in conjunction with Toys `R' Us.

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