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A lost generation of parents

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Note about language: This article was written in 1977 and as such uses language such as "he" and "him" as generic terms for children, professionals and parents. ,,This article is written by a parent who feels she is one of a "lost generation of parents" who feel intimidated by or angry with professionals. This is because of past experiences, current dilemmas and mixed messages. The author gives reasons and examples, and goes on to provide some suggestions that could be helpful to the parent, the professional, and therefore the child. She says that changing habits of communication cannot happen without the efforts of both parents and professionals. Keywords: Families, Professionals

Author
Gorman, Kathryn
Source
Drew, C Hackman, M Plohm, H and Blatt, Mental Retardation: Social and Educational Perspectives
Publisher
Unknown
Publication Date
1 January 1977
Category
Professionals
Keywords
Families, Professionals
Origin
United States

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