Families in Context

Families in Context

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 193 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17.78mm | 454g
  • David Fulton Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1853464899
  • 9781853464898
  • 1,293,280

Table of contents

Section 1 Defining family roles: finding the family - early intervention and families of children with special needs; mothers - stress, stressors and strains - outcomes of a cross-Nordic study; fathers - are early intervention strategies; support for siblings; grandparents - the supporting role. Section 2 The family and its developmental context: towards family-centred services - a Finnish perspective; early intervention services in New Zealand - early beginnings, current provisions and future challenges; early intervention services to children with special needs - a Welsh study; working with families in a multiethnic European context - implications for services; effective early intervention for children with Down's syndrome and their families; curriculum issues in early childhood - implications for families; transdisciplinary approaches to working with families; empowering families - the use of the "parent-as-researcher" paradigm in early intervention.
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