Author Credentials

Sister Margaret Mary Holden, F.M.S.C.

Date of Award

1-1-1976

Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Sheila Haskett, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Parents of children with disabilities--Services for; Parents of children with disabilities--Counseling of

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to review research and current literature concerning assisting parents of a newly born retarded child. It is the threefold purpose of the writer: 1. to recognize the needs of parents of a newly born retarded child. 2. to understand the problems of parents of a newly born retarded child and to find solutions to those problems. 3. to be aware of the professional persons and community services that, are available to assist parents of a newly born retarded child.

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