This topical guide on parenting a child with special needs will introduce you to important books, videos, and information resources available from the EI Clearinghouse.
Contact us to request a resource listed below (or ask your local public librarian).
Contact us to request a resource listed below (or ask your local public librarian). Some videos may be viewed online.
The journal titles linked below will take you to the publisher's homepage. You can ask your local public librarian how to obtain these articles or contact us
for more information.
- Pediatrics, 128 (4), 795–802
Parent-Provider-Community Partnerships: Optimizing Outcomes for Children with Disabilities
Nancy A. Murphy and Paul S. Carbone. (2011)
The authors of this article explore the challenges of developing effective community-based systems of care for children with disabilities and make suggestions that pediatricians and policy-makers develop better partnerships with the families and other health care providers to best help the children.
- Social Science and Medicine, 64 (1), 150–163
“We’re Tired, Not Sad”: Benefits and Burdens of Mothering a Child with a Disability
Sara Eleanor Green. (2006)
This study chooses to look at how mothers and caregivers of children with special needs really feel about their socially perceived burdens and the benefits of their caregiving role.
The web resources listed below provide quick and easy access to evidence-based online information.