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Author: Stephen Kew
ISBN13: 978-0273008019
Title: Handicap and family crisis: A study of the siblings of handicapped children
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Language: English
Category: Social Sciences
Publisher: Pitman (1975)
Pages: 194

Handicap and family crisis: A study of the siblings of handicapped children by Stephen Kew



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This study examines the effects on normal children of the presence in the family of siblings with disabilities, attempting to measure both their level of stress and attitudes towards disability. The stress level was measured by Holroyd's Questionnaire on Resources and Stress; attitudes towards disability were examined by Attitudes Towards Disabled Person Scale. Handicapped and Family Crisis: A Study of the Siblings of Handicapped Children. London: Pitman Publishing Lt. oogle Scholar.

A study of the adjustment of parents and siblings institutionalized and retarded children. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 64, 849–861. The effect of the severely subnormal on their families. Family crisis and the decision to institutionalize the retarded child. Farber, . & McHale, J. (1959). Marital integration and parents' agreement on satisfaction with their child's behavior. Marriage and Family Living, 21, 65–69.

In other areas of health care, one-to-one and family-based interventions have already been advocated for improving siblings' knowledge of the condition and reducing emotional and behavioral difficulties (Lobato, 1983; Sharpe and Rossiter, 2002; Prchal and Landolt, 2009).

The participants were recruited through their handicapped siblings who received services from social wet(are facilities in Daejon and Chungchong area. The scales used in this study were the measurement or Burdens for Handicapped children's siblings (Lee, Yoon Hwa, 2002), FACES (Olson et al, 1986). and The Measurement of Children's Adjustment in the School (Lim Jung Soon, 1993). The data were analyzed by frequency, percentage, average. standard deviation, T-test, one-way ANOVA, and multiple linear regression

Female siblings of handicapped children were reported as having the greatest degree of responsibility for child care and household tasks, though the difference between them and other experimental or control subjects was not statistical- ly significant. A significant interaction effect was found on the composite. Attitudes and life commitments of older siblings of mentally retarded adults: An exploratory study. Mental Retardation, 15, 38-41. Brief report: Preschool siblings of handicapped children-Impact of peer support and training. Powell, T. & Ogle, P. A. ( 1985).

Having a handicapped child born into a family and grow into adulthood is one of the most stressful experiences a family can endure. Parental reactions to the realization that their child is exceptional usually include shock, depression, guilt, anger, sadness, and anxiety. Individuals handle each of these feelings differently and may stay in certain stages longer than others. This book introduces children and adults to their disabled peers with short stories, facts, photographs, games, drawings and activities. Feeling Free presents a realistic approach to dealing with individual differences. Heisler, V. A Handicapped Child in the Family. New York: Grune and Stratton, 1972. Describes the effects of a handicapped child on the family. Karnes, M. B. and Zehrbach, R. ìParental Attitudes and Education in the Culture of Poverty. J. of Res. and Develop. in Education, 1975, 8, 44-53.

a study of the siblings of handicapped children. Author: Stephen Kew. Publisher: Pitman Publishing. The first part of the book explores what is distinctive in the current situation of the family, and offers both optimistic and pessimistic assessments of the family in our time, as well as a historical overview. In the second part, authors look at the family today; demographics, economics, and social pathologies are all discussed.

Early studies showed that a mentally handicapped child in the home constituted a severe burden for other members of the family, particularly the mother (Tizard and Grad, 1961; Holt, 1957; Schonell and Watts, 1957). Export citation Request permission. A study of the adjustment of parents and siblings of institutionalized and d retarded children. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 64, 845–61. A comparative study of the development of mongol and normal children from 0–4 years. University of London.

Results of standardized children's assessment scales show that siblings of handicapped children are comparable to siblings of nonhandicapped children in self-concept, behavior problems, and social competence. Differences, however, appear along certain psychological dimensions and great variations exist within each group of siblings. Further, demographic and personal attributes are differentially related to measures of adjustment in different groups of siblings.