This text offers practical insights and guidelines for action by teachers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech pathologists and psychologists. It is a practical text that enables practitioners to offer a high–quality service to children while supporting the family in its role of nurturing their child with special needs.
The modern family.
Development in the family whose child has a disability.
Parents′ responses to their child′s disability.
The responses of siblings and grandparents.
Families′ service needs.
Collaboration with parents.
Resolving ethical dilemmas in family–centred work.