Supporting people with disabilities coping with grief and loss : an easy-to-read booklet : information for support people

By: Gulbenkoglu, Hrepsime.
Publisher: Melbourne Scope 2007Description: 38 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9780975707654.Subject(s): BEREAVEMENT | DEATH | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | LOSS | GRIEFOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Easy-to-read information|What is grief?|What is major loss?|Cycle of life|Why do people die?|When people are alive|When people are dead|A funeral|When someone dies|Changes in thinking|Changes in behaviour|Changes in our bodies|Normal feelings|What helps|Other ideas that may help|Keeping reminders|Information for support people
Summary: Aims to provide people with disabilities and their support people with an overview and an understanding of the grief process, to highlight the range of needs of people with disabilities who may be grieving and to provide effective strategies for supporting people with disabilities in dealing with grief and loss. Organised in two sections; the first has been developed for people with disabilities themselves, written in plain English and using illustrations, the second section has been developed for people who support people with disabilities, written as guidelines that may be helpful to families and service providers who wish to actively assist the grieving person with disability.
List(s) this item appears in: Death and dying August 2017 CM | Grief August 2017 CM | Death and grief for adults with an ID. July 2020
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Aims to provide people with disabilities and their support people with an overview and an understanding of the grief process, to highlight the range of needs of people with disabilities who may be grieving and to provide effective strategies for supporting people with disabilities in dealing with grief and loss. Organised in two sections; the first has been developed for people with disabilities themselves, written in plain English and using illustrations, the second section has been developed for people who support people with disabilities, written as guidelines that may be helpful to families and service providers who wish to actively assist the grieving person with disability.

Self advocate friendly (easy-to read section)

Easy-to-read information|What is grief?|What is major loss?|Cycle of life|Why do people die?|When people are alive|When people are dead|A funeral|When someone dies|Changes in thinking|Changes in behaviour|Changes in our bodies|Normal feelings|What helps|Other ideas that may help|Keeping reminders|Information for support people

Patron comment on 09/03/2020

Very helpful for a family I am supporting

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