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Parents of children with disabilities : a survival guide for fathers & mothers

By: Barnhill, Press.
Contributor(s): Barnhill, Gena P | Hicks, Salem.
Publisher: Lynchburg, VA Liberty University Books 2010Description: xi, 210 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780981935782.Subject(s): CHILDREN | DISABILITY | PARENTING | FAMILY INTERACTION | FAMILY EXPERIENCES | FAMILY ADJUSTMENT | FAMILY NEEDS | FAMILY STRESS | CASE STUDIES
Contents:
1. Dashed expectations 2. Now what? 3. A father's perspective 4. A mother's perspective 5. Strains on the marriage 6. Susan's story 7. Friendships 8. Discipline 9. How to help yourself 10. Mister fix-it 11. Carl's story 12. Love, circumstances, and growth 13. Tyler and Becky's story 14. What is success? 15. RATE, vision, and peace.
Summary: "As a parent of a disabled child, I find this book to be an immensely valuable resource. The Barnhills offer practical help for navigating the emotional and relational pitfalls common to those in our situation. Their advice is concrete, realistic and encouraging. - Andrew Dunks" - BOOK JACKETSummary: This is a faith based publication from a Christian publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: Parenting children with autism or ID July 2018 CM
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"As a parent of a disabled child, I find this book to be an immensely valuable resource. The Barnhills offer practical help for navigating the emotional and relational pitfalls common to those in our situation. Their advice is concrete, realistic and encouraging. - Andrew Dunks" - BOOK JACKET

This is a faith based publication from a Christian publisher.

Donated by The Freemasons Charity

1. Dashed expectations
2. Now what?
3. A father's perspective
4. A mother's perspective
5. Strains on the marriage
6. Susan's story
7. Friendships
8. Discipline
9. How to help yourself
10. Mister fix-it
11. Carl's story
12. Love, circumstances, and growth
13. Tyler and Becky's story
14. What is success?
15. RATE, vision, and peace.

Patron comment on 21/03/2017

I feel that this book has a strong religious flavour and strong gender roles that would not be appropriate for many NZ families

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