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Author Thompson, Charlotte E.

Title Grandparenting a child with special needs / Charlotte E. Thompson.

Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    649.151 THO    Available
Description 256 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Coping with the diagnosis -- Providing help and support to parents -- Helping siblings cope -- Multiple birth grandchildren -- Parents' separation and remarriage -- Grandparents in charge -- Helping grandchildren with dressing and hygiene -- Helping boost your grandchild's self-esteem -- Handling social occasions -- Time out for grandparents -- Finding the best medical care -- Special medical problems and treatments -- Researching resources for specialized services -- Special education -- Having fun with a grandchild -- Traveling with your grandchild -- Helping a teen transition to adulthood -- Legal and financial resources -- Handling a progressive disorder -- Advice from parents and grandparents -- Planning for the future -- Questions and answers.
Subject Grandparents of children with disabilities -- United States.
Grandparenting -- United States.
Grandparent and child -- United States.
Children with disabilities -- Care -- United States.
ISBN 9781843109068 (pb : alk. paper)
1843109069 (pb : alk. paper)

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