"A Fair Chance"hears
from six families with parents with
developmental disabilities who talk frankly about their hopes and fears as
Organized into six segments, each
about eight minutes in length, this program profiles the strengths and limitations
of six parents who have developmental disabilities. These challenging
stories lead one to ask "are parents being given a fair chance to
raise their own children?" If not, what systematic changes would be
helpful? This video takes you into the lives of .......
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and Robert- Quietly
and successfully raising their twelve year old son.
it one day at a time with agency support.
She is raising her two daughters with the help of her extended family.
Waiting to see if her parental rights will be terminated due to neglect
and lack of appropriate services.
Dad is out of the home working hard to reunite with his wife and four
Multiple reports of neglect have led to out of home placement for their
Ideal for in-service training, workshops and seminars on topics of disability.
A must see for...
Policy makers in the areas of
public health, health, mental health, early intervention, education, developmental
disabilities, and child welfare.
Child welfare caseworkers, supervisors, administrators and case aides
Social workers, social work students,
and other practitioners.
Medical professionals and medical students, including doctors, nurses,
psychologists, speech pathologists, audiologists and therapists
Teachers who have students with disabilities in the classroom
Home health care workers and administrators
Parent advocates and support groups
Parents with developmental
disabilities raising a child.
Administrators of federal and state funding programs, including SSI and
Personnel involved in handicapped accessibility programs
Medical libraries, health libraries, college and university libraries
Anyone interested in social and cultural issues related to disabilities