A special kind of parenting: meeting the needs of handicapped children

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La Leche League International, 1985 - Family & Relationships - 172 pages
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A mother of a boy with Osteogenesis Imperfecta steers mothers through the roller coaster ride of raising a child with special needs, all the while deeply considering the meaning of the term "handicapped." Good and Reis help parents discover their child as an individual, guides them through the initial diagnosis and grieving process and discusses the effects on family life. Offers references and resources for services useful for both the family's and children's needs.

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This book guides parents through the early days of acceptance and gives them the encouragement and reassurance they need to live with and love a handicapped child. Read full review

Contents

A Special Child Is Born
1
When Awareness Is Gradual
13
Grief Coping and Acceptance
29
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