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Author Ayrault, Evelyn West, 1922-

Title Beyond a physical disability : the person within--a practical guide / Evelyn West Ayrault
Published New York : Continuum, 2001

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 MELB  362.4 Ayr/Bap  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description 170 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Challenges Parents Face. Recognizing the Child Is Disabled. Rearing a Disabled Child Is Not Learned in College. Reactions of Relatives and Friends. Discovering Developmental Age Level. Pushing a Child Too Far Too Fast. Twelve Tips for Rearing a Handicapped Child. Suggestions for Making Your Child Socially Acceptable. Parents Should Cut Themselves a Break. Parents' Feelings Can Be Potent. Handling Stress. Coping with Emotional Pain. Parents of Nondisabled Children Need Understanding. What the Law Says -- 2. Challenges the Child Faces. Defining a Disability: The Earlier the Better. Home-Grown Attitudes. A Child Needs to Discover Himself. Playtime as a Therapeutic Time. How to Select Toys for Your Child. Doing Therapy at Home. Wrong Labels Can Condemn a Child. Should Disabled Children Be Disciplined? What the Law Says -- 3. Challenges the Teenager Faces. A Good Self-Concept Is Important. How Parental Attitudes Influence Teenagers. What Is a Thin-Line Disability? Adjusting to a Disability. Fears Common to Most Disabled Teenagers. Disabled Sibling versus Nondisabled Sibling. Important Personality Traits. Undesirable Personality Traits. Understanding Masculinity and Femininity. Mixing Femininity with a Disability. Mixing Masculinity with a Disability. The Disabled Teenager's Sexuality. What the Law Says -- 4. Challenges the Adult Faces. Combining a Disability With Adulthood. Stepping from the "Disabled World" into the Real World. Being Director of One's Own Life. Society's Reactions in Perspective. Stress Can Be a Dominating Problem. Are You a Second-Class Citizen? Nondisabled One Day, Disabled the Next. An Inventory of Abilities Can Tell a Lot. What the Law Says -- 5. Challenges the Professional Faces. What Is Psychological Rehabilitation? The Rehabilitation Team. Importance of Preserving Dignity and Modesty. Compatible Rapport Essential to Progress. Parents Should Seek Help. Behaviors That Can Challenge Professionals. What the Law Says -- 6. Getting Educated Is Possible. Importance of Early Education. Importance of a Sound Relationship between Teacher and Child. Parents' Influence on the Learning Process. After High School Graduation, What? Is College for Every Disabled Person? Making the Right Choice. Taking First Steps to College. Be Honest about Your Disability Traits. Facts College Students Should Understand. If Support Services Are Needed. What the Law Says -- 7. Life Can Be Made Easier. Taking Good Care of Oneself. Self-Care Abilities That Make Life Easier. Soap and Water Never Hurt Anyone. Grooming Can Improve Psychological Outlook. Too Much Makeup Can Detract. Suggested Adaptations of Personal "Tools" Activities of Daily Living. Items Available from the Sammons Preston Catalog (Aids to Daily Living) -- 8. Joining the Work Force. The Giant Transition. Facing Realities in the Work Force. Forgoing the Job of Your Dreams. Importance of Self-Control. Financial Planning Is a Necessity. Needed! A Health-Care Program for the Disabled. Who Determines the Disabled Person's Future?
Subject People with disabilities.
People with disabilities -- Psychology.
Developmental psychology.
LC no. 00069427
ISBN 0826413064 paperback