Citations with the tag: PARENTS of children with disabilities
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- Parents' perspectives on school choice.
Lange, Cheryl M.; Ysseldyke, James E. // Teaching Exceptional Children; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p14
Discusses the school choices made by parents of students with disabilities. Reference to a survey conducted in Minnesota; Use of `open enrollment' by parents to transfer their children to different schools; Findings of the survey; Details on the survey. INSETS: What is the current status for...
- Short breaks still too unreliable.
Lange, Cheryl M.; Ysseldyke, James E. // Children & Young People Now; 8/24/2010, p28
The article reports on the launch of the report titled "No Going Back! Parent's Expectations of Short Breaks" by Every Disabled Child Matters (EDCM) in Great Britain, which revealed the improvement of quality of short breaks experienced by parents.
- Enhancing parent participation in the individualized family service plan.
Campbell, Philippa H.; Strickland, Bonnie // Topics in Early Childhood Special Education; Winter92, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p112
Focuses on the effects of enhancing parents' participation in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) in special education. Provision to parents of children with disabilities the chance to participate in formal education and training in IFSP; Factors affecting the parents' levels of...
- 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...
- Supporting the parents of adolescents with conduct disorder.
Wood, Cathy // Paediatric Nursing; Oct2002, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p24
Presents ways in which pediatric nurses could give support to the parents of children with behavioral problems in Great Britain. Management of conduct disorder; Emotional implications of the Criminal Justice Act to parents; Information on forms of support services available to parents.
- Listening to parents and carers of children with disabilities.
Koshti-Richman, Annette // Paediatric Nursing; Sep2008, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p43
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- Legal and Financial Help for Parents.
Koshti-Richman, Annette // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Mar2000, Vol. 94 Issue 3, p178
Reports on the marketing division developed by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife). Services offered by MetLife's Division of Estate Planning for Special Kids to the parents of children with special needs; Planning sessions in the division; Brochures developed by MetLife.
- Service needs of parents with motor or multiply disabled children in Dutch therapeutic toddler classes.
Hendriks, A.H.C.; de Moor, J.M.H.; Oud, J.H.L.; Franken, W.M. // Clinical Rehabilitation; Oct2000, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p506
Objective: To determine parentsï¿½ service needs at the start of therapeutic toddler class treatment, to analyse determinants and to investigate received help after a period of 10 months. Subjects: Parents with motor or multiply disabled children in therapeutic toddler classes. Setting:...
- 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; Dec93, 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.
- Parent support groups.
Leonard, J.V. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 11/9/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6811, p1152
Focuses on the importance of parent support groups of disabled children in Great Britain. Advancement on understanding of child condition; Usability of group for research funding; Role on improving medical care.
- What Parents of the Learning Disabled Really Want from Professionals.
Dembinski, Raymond J. // Journal of Learning Disabilities; Nov1977, Vol. 10 Issue 9
Attempts to provide a vehicle by which parents of learning disabled (LD) children can express their concerns and recommendations to professionals. Analysis of parental recommendations in order of importance; Need for training programs to include skills on interacting with parents of LD children.
- Namibian mothers are stigmatised by their relatives.
Allen, Daniel // Learning Disability Practice; Nov2003, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p5
Reports that Namibian mothers whose children have learning disabilities are being rejected by their relatives, according to delegates of the Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research conference in England. Shame and fear felt by the mothers; Parents-in-law's abuse of the mothers; Little support...
- 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...
- Understanding Fragile X Syndrome.
Murray, George // Learning Disability Practice; Mar2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p8
The article reviews the book "Understanding Fragile X Syndrome," by Isabel Fernï¿½ndez Carvajal and David Aldridge.
- 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.
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...
- CITED IN THE LITERATURE.
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.
- ASK THE PSYCHOLOGIST.
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; 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.
- My Own Private Gate.
Groneberg, Jennifer Graf // Exceptional Parent; May2009, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p40
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being a mother of a child with down syndrome.
- Save the Date: the Third Annual Winter Gala Hosted by the NJ Craniofacial Center.
Groneberg, Jennifer Graf // Exceptional Parent; Dec2012, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p5
The article presents information on the 2013 Annual Winter Gala, which will be hosted by the Craniofacial Center at Morristown Medical Centerâ€™s Goryeb Childrenâ€™s Hospital and will be held in Basking Ridge, New Jersey on March 14th.
- 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.
- out and about.
Taylor, Marygrace // Kiwi; Aug/Sep2011, p17
The article recommends parents of children with disabilities to seek out organizations such as the All Out Adventures (AOA) that offer free or low-cost out door activities, or to connect with other interested families through the National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities' web...
- I wanna hold your hand?
Chalmers, Alison // Paediatric Nursing; May2008, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p19
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of the difficulty in letting go as her child with Down syndrome grows up.
- A `night away'.
Chalmers, Alison // 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.
- What I have learned from Mr. Palsy.
Saunders, Pete // Counseling Today; Sep2010, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p26
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of being a parent of a child with special needs.
- 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...
- MetLife Marketing Plan Aimed at Families with Special-Needs Children.
O'D. MOORE, MICHAEL // American Banker; 4/16/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 72, p8
Highlights the marketing program launched by Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. targeting the parents of severely disabled children. Offering of trust services, mutual funds and insurance products to guardians of children with special needs; Other target groups; Percentage of Americans with...
- 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.
- Using videotape to communicate with parents of students with severe disabilities.
Alberto, Paul A.; Mechling, Linda // Teaching Exceptional Children; Spring95, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p18
Discusses the use of videotapes to interact with parents and monitor the progress of the students. Focus on the suggested uses of videotape for communication with parents; Feedback from the parents. INSET: Instructional uses of videotape..
- Counseling Parents of Handicapped Children: An Empathic Approach.
Prescott, Mary R.; Hulnick, H. Ronald // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Dec79, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p263
Recommends an approach for counseling parents of handicapped children. Difficulties encountered by parents of handicapped children; Ways by which counselors can assist parents in learning the skills needed to deal effectively with handicapped children.
- INFORMING, EMPOWERING AND KEEPING PARENTS INVOLVED.
Gerlach, Elizabeth King // Exceptional Parent;
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...