The Best of AAMR: Families and Mental Retardation : a Collection of Notable AAMR Journal Articles Across the 20th Century

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Jan Blacher, Bruce L. Baker
AAMR, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 382 pages
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A historical reference that chronicles parental involvement - or the surprising lack of - in mental retardation services from 1876 to 2000 in America.
 

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Contents

Family Care of Mental Defectives
5
The Institution as a Foster Parent
15
Family Response to Disability The Evolution of Family Adjustment
35
4 Parents Feelings About Retarded Children
43
Needs of Parents of Mentally Retarded Children
49
A Study of the Adjustment of Parents and Siblings of Institutionalized
57
Influence of Selected Child Characteristics on Stress in Families of Handicapped Infants
71
A Review of Attachment Formation and Disorder in Handicapped Children
79
Effects on Parental Caregiving Appraisal
215
Adults With Mental Retardation as Parents
225
Effects of Maternal Mental Retardation and Poverty on Intellectual Academic
235
Knowledge Versus Skills
247
Views of Parents With Mental RetardationIntellectual Disability
259
Family Intervention Support and Social Policy
273
Relations of Parent Groups and Professional Persons in Community Situations
281
Alternative Formats Based on Instructional Manuals
291

I Homes With TMR Children
91
A Model of Stress
105
Personal Family and Child Outcomes
119
Role of Familism
157
Adjustment in Families Who Adopted Children With Developmental Disabilities
173
Adults With Mental Retardation
183
Family Stress Caregiving and Planning
189
Perspectives of Mentally Retarded
193
Family Risk Factors and Sources of Support
203
A Critique
301
Modification of MotherChild Interaction Processes in Families With Children AtRisk
319
Group CognitiveBehavioral Treatment for Excessive Parental SelfBlame and Guilt
331
Impact of a Cash Subsidy Program for Families of Children With Severe Developmental Disabilities
339
Demographic and Policy Issues Affecting American Families
345
Policy Implications From a National Study
351
Looking Ahead
359
Articles Reviewed
367
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