Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities
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- American Psychological Association
More About This Title Families of Children with Developmental Disabilities
Parents of children with disabilities confront a number of challenges and may be at risk for depressive or trauma-related symptoms. This book surveys the most recent empirical research on families of children with disabilities and provides insight and strategies for the developmental and family psychologists who help these families. The author examines studies employing a variety of methodologies, including quantitative research, meta-analyses, and qualitative methods such as narrative analysis. The book also describes cognitive behavioral interventions and programs that train parents to more effectively manage child behavioral problems and thereby improve family well-being.