Flashcards in Family Deck (22):
Reactions to having a child or sibling with ID depend on: (5 - CFSEA)
Severity of Disability
Etiology & Age of Onset
**Awareness & access to resources**
Neely-Marchenko suggest that there is a variation in reactions across...
Culture, ethnic & racial groups
Commonly observed reactions? (5 - WARDG)
Why does research typically focus on negative consequences?
Doesn't support inevitable sequential grief process
T/F Positive responses are frequent & consistent across family types
T/F Divorce rates are higher when a child has ID
FALSE - consistent c population
Change happens in 2 phases.
Initial disequilibrium & reorganization
New, superior way of acting substituted
For many people, having a child with ID is...
In addressing communication needs of parents, we need to provide (2)
Accurate, understandable information
Opportunity to ask questions & have answers
To help parents cope we need to meet the following 4 Needs of parents
Need for understanding about cause
Need to maintain family functioning
Need for hope & promising future
This was originally provided as crisis intervention & means to avoid out of home placement
Respite is now more commonly viewed as a means of...
Who is most likely to use respite services?
Severe disabilities & behaviour concerns
While persons with severe disability and behaviour concerns are the most likely to request respite they are also...
The most difficult to obtain
Reported are high levels of parental/sibling ______ associated with Respite use.
Reasons people don't use respite (5) CARPA
Reluctance to leave child with others
Concerns about quality of supports
Siblings, from a traditional perspective, often feel: (FEARG)
T/F Siblings do not differ greatly in terms of +/- affect or conflict.
Siblings are oft socialized to assume a...
T/F Sibling contact over the lifespan in low.
FALSE - typically high
Positive outcomes of having a child with ID?
-Source of happiness & .ove
-Contributor to family strength
-Contributor to growth & development
-Opportunity to become better person
-Increased patience & compassion