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A Difference in the Family book.

Featherstone, Helen, 1944-. Children with disabilities - Family relationships. New York : Basic Books. inlibrary; printdisabled;. Kahle/Austin Foundation.

This book is a top-notch history of where we have been as a society dealing with children with special needs. The wonderful gift for parents who have a disabled child. com User, February 24, 2000. It lays the groundwork for many of the programs and ideas we have today. Definitely worthwhile reading. I discovered this book shortly after my daughter was born with a severe orthopedic birth defect, and it helped me a great deal to cope during those early months

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Some features of this site may not work without it. A Difference in the Family: Life With a Disabled Child. Bibliographic Citation. New York: Basic Books, 1980. Clarke, Angus; Richards, Martin; Kerzin-Storrar, Lauren; Halliday, Jane; Young, Mary Anne; Simpson, Sheila . Featherstone, Katie; Forrest, Karen; Lucassen, Anneke; Morrison, Patrick . Quarrell, Oliver . Stewart, Helen (2005-05). Related Items in Google Scholar.

Most children saw their disabled sibling as holding various identities and their . A difference in the family: Life with a disabled child Featherstone, Helen. Raising a child with a congenital anomaly or other chronic medical problem challenges families

A difference in the family: Life with a disabled child Featherstone, Helen June 1982. Raising a child with a congenital anomaly or other chronic medical problem challenges families. Although most families are resilient, depending on families' relative balance of strengths and vulnerabilities, chronic child health conditions can contribute to problems with parenting and family relationships.

com's Helen Featherstone Author Page. A Difference in the Family: Living with a Disabled Child Oct 29, 1981. by Helen Featherstone.

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Described by The New Republic as "A frank chronicle of the grief, rage, and guilt everyone in the family suffers, and the adjustments each makes to accommodate the disabled child", this book offers lots of support and understanding for a wide range of disabilities.

Comments: (7)

Agamaginn
This book is written by a psychologist who has a handicapped child and explains lots of emotions that come up when a person has a handicapped child, and, just as importantly, why the "professionals" suggest things that are as a practical matter not possible for the parents to do.
hulk
Even though the language is outdated, the experienced this talks about are real. Things have improved some since
this was written. This gives people insight into how it really feels to be the parent of a disabled child.
Thomand
Read a few pages at a time. The honesty really needs to sit with you for a while. Especially if you are a service/care provider.
Nafyn
As the sister of a low-functioning autistic and blind child (always a child no matter how old she grew), I first read this book a decade ago. Now, as I attempt to write my own memoir, I am reading it again and I am blown away. I have found comfort from identification with other family members while I shed bittersweet tears at remembering her and our family. Although this book was written in 1980, I believe that the struggles it describes are the same as those that "different" families experience today. Helen Featherstone deftly explores the isolation, anger, and grief that comes with living with a disabled child. The balance between objective discussion and personal stories is perfect. I was particularly warmed by the inclusion of siblings in her discussions. I can't recommend this book enough.
Venemarr
I happened to read this book from my friend's recommendation.
Because this book was quite old, at first, I didn't expect much. But as I read more, I found it's really a gem.
Myself as a mom of severely autistic child, the amount of heartfelt consolation I got from this book is just great.
The author, Helen Featherstone did unique and truly rare job - to describe all kinds of emotion the parents can experience from the first moment of
the shock till throughout the embracing process. The way of doing this is so composed and documentary- like, but also still so empathetic and humane that the readers like me couldn't help but shed tears coming from deep in my heart. Sometimes harsh reality,but other times just also another way of being. Thanks to this book, I realized more clearly the exact status of my life, which is neither only tragedy nor banal 'Notwithstanding' happy ending story.
Orevise
Although I have been aware of my daughter's disability for years, I found Ms. Featherstone's book to be a source of support and understanding which I couldn't find elsewhere. This book covers a wide range of disabilities from physical, to mental, to emotional handicaps and gives first-hand accounts from people who have various relationships with the disabled. I recommend this book to anyone who is searching for a niche in the world as a relative to a someone with a disability.
Ionzar
It is difficult to believe that I would be the first to sing the praise of Ms. Featherstone's book on Amazon. This is a MUST READ for professionals going into the field of individuals with intellectual disabilities and the families who love them. As a sibling of a man with Down Syndrome I couldn't have written a better book myself. And as a Adult Sibling Selfhelp Support Group Facilitator I couldn't recommed a better book to my fellow siblings.
A Difference in the Family: Living with a Disabled Child download epub
Politics & Government
Author: Helen Featherstone
ISBN: 0140059415
Category: Politics & Social Sciences
Subcategory: Politics & Government
Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (October 29, 1981)
Pages: 272 pages