EEX2000 February 16
EEX2000 February 16 EEX2000
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Tori Ruby on Saturday March 12, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to EEX2000 at University of Florida taught by Penny R Cox in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see Impact of disabilities: home, community and workplace in Special Education at University of Florida.
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Date Created: 03/12/16
February 16, 2016 Parents of children with disabilities o Report greater levels of stress o Some service organizations report frequent requests for respite care from parents with disabilities o Parents have the responsibility of providing care for their children who have disabilities o Different disabilities require various types of care needs Day care for children with disabilities o Day care concerns are complicated o Parents of children with disabilities have added concerns Education for children with disabilities o Learning problems can result iin additional stressors related to school experiences o Emotional/ behavioral problems can result in additional stressors o Educational services are provided under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) Services can range from age 0-21 Parents must consent to any services provided IDEIA requires parent participation in developing educational programs o Parents need to be involved in planning their child’s life after their school carreer ends. This is called transition planning Transition planning is done through the school in collaboration with families, community members, etc Resilient families o Characteristics of resilient families Withstand hardships Rebound from adversity Become tronger and more resourceful Develop Routines Rules Rituals “Criterion referenced” perspective Respite care and children with disabilities o Respite care is short term, temporary care provided to people with disabilities in order that their families can take a break from the daily routine of caregiving… Respite care enables families to take vacations, or just a few hours of time off o Respite care can be provided In or out of the home Throughout the life-span o Respite care providers vary o Respite care benefits families