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Parenting a Child with Special Needs (page 4)

— National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on Feb 17, 2011

References

  1. Park, C. (1982). The siege: The first eight years of an autistic child with an epilogue, fifteen years later (p. 320). Boston, MA: Little, Brown. (A sequel to this classic parent book, called Exiting Nirvana, was published in 2001 and continues the story of Jessy into adulthood.)

  2. Hickman, L. (2000). Living in my skin: The insider's view of life with a special needs child (p. 211). San Antonio, TX: Communication Skill Builders.

  3. McDermott, J. (2000). Babyface: A story of heart and bones (p. 197). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

  4. Meyer, D.J. (Ed.). (1995). Uncommon fathers: Reflections on raising a child with a disability (p. v). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

  5. McAnaney, K.D. (1998). I wish: Dreams and realities of parenting a special needs child (2nd ed.). Sacramento, CA: United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc. (Quotation from page 22.) (Available from www.amazon.com and from www.specialneeds.com)

  6. Harland, K. (2002). A will of his own: Reflections on parenting a child with autism (p. 33). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

  7. Hickman, L. (2000). Living in my skin: The insider's view of life with a special needs child (p. 246). San Antonio, TX: Communication Skill Builders.

  8. McDermott, J. (2000). Babyface: A story of heart and bones (p. 155). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

  9. Harland, K. (2002). A will of his own: Reflections on parenting a child with autism (p. 33). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

  10. McHugh, M. (2002). Special siblings: Growing up with someone with a disability. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

  11. Meyer, D. (1997). Views from our shoes: Growing up with a brother or sister with special needs (p. 89). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

  12. Lavin, J.L. (2001). Special kids need special parents: A resource for parents of children with special needs. New York: Berkley Books.

  13. Meyer, D. (1997). Views from our shoes: Growing up with a brother or sister with special needs (p. 21). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

  14. Ibid, p. 41.

  15. Ibid.

  16. Ibid, pp. 41-42.

  17. Lavin, J.L. (2001). Special kids need special parents: A resource for parents of children with special needs. New York: Berkley Books.

  18. Naseef, R.A. (1997). Special children, challenged parents: The struggles and rewards of raising a child with a disability (p. 144). Seacaucus, NJ: Birch Lane Press. (A revised edition of this book was published in 2001 and is available from Paul H. Brookes.)

  19. See references 10 and 12 above.

  20. Hickman, L. (2000). Living in my skin: The insider's view of life with a special needs child (p. 239). San Antonio, TX: Communication Skill Builders.

  21. Finston, P. (1990). Parenting plus: Raising children with special health needs (p. 72). New York: Dutton. (This book has gone out of print, but may be available in a local library, a university library, or through booksellers such as www.amazon.com or www.specialneeds.com.)

  22. Harland, K. (2002). A will of his own: Reflections on parenting a child with autism (p. 57). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

  23. Ibid, pp. 57-58.

  24. Naseef, R.A. (1997). Special children, challenged parents: The struggles and rewards of raising a child with a disability (p. 157). Seacaucus, NJ: Birch Lane Press. (A revised edition of this book was published in 2001 and is available from Paul H. Brookes.)

  25. Moore, C. (1993). Maximizing family participation in the team process. In L. Kupper (Ed.), Second National Symposium on Effective Communication for Children and Youth with Severe Disabilities: Topic papers, reader's guide, and videotape (pp. 43–54). McLean, VA: Interstate Research Associates. (Quotation from page 49.) (Available from NICHCY by special request.)

  26. Featherstone, H. (1980). A difference in the family: Life with a disabled child (p. 78). New York: Basic. (Available from: www.specialneeds.com)

  27. Finston, P. (1990). Parenting plus: Raising children with special health needs (p. 188). New York: Dutton. (This book has gone out of print, but may be available in a local library, a university library, or through booksellers such as www.amazon.com or www.specialneeds.com.)

  28. McBride, S., Brotherson, M.J., Joanning, H., Whiddon, D., & Demmit, A. (1992). Implementation of family centered services: Perceptions of professionals and families. Unpublished manuscript, Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. (This document is not available.)

  29. Park, C. (1982). The siege: The first eight years of an autistic child with an epilogue, fifteen years later (p. 320). Boston, MA: Little, Brown. (A sequel to this classic parent book, called Exiting Nirvana, was published in 2001 and continues the story of Jessy into adulthood.)

Publishers

Berkley Books
Penguin Putnam Publishing Group
405 Murray Hill Parkway
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Telephone: (800) 788-6262
Web: www.penguinputnam.com

Communication Skill Builders
Attn: Customer Care
19500 Bulverde Road
San Antonio, TX 78259
Telephone: (800) 872-1726
Email: customer_care@harcourt.com
Web: www.psychcorp.com

Little, Brown
The resource listing "Little, Brown" as publisher is available through your local booksellers or booksellers on-line such as amazon.com. To help readers identify either a local or on-line bookseller, Little, Brown (through Time Warner) provides this address: www.twbookmark.com/where_to_buy.html.

NICHCY
P.O. Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013
Telephone: (800) 695-0285 (V/TTY)
Email: nichcy@aed.org
Web: www.nichcy.org

Paul H. Brookes Publishing
P.O. Box 10624
Baltimore, MD 21285-0624
Telephone: (800) 638-3775
Email: custserv@brookespublishing.com
Web: www.brookespublishing.com

Woodbine House
6510 Bells Mill Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Telephone: (800) 843-7323; (301) 897-3570.
Web: www.woodbinehouse.com

by Patricia McGill Smith

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