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Parents With Developmental Disabilties- A Fair Chance

Parents With Disabilities- A Fair Chance

"A Fair Chance" hears from six families with parents with developmental disabilities who talk frankly about their hopes and fears as parents.|

 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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Kelly and Robert's StoryKelly and Robert- 
Quietly and successfully raising their twelve year old son.
Salena's StorySalena- 

Taking it one day at a time with agency support.

Sherry's StorySherry- 
She is raising her two daughters with the help of her extended family.

 

Joanna's Story  Joanna- 
Waiting to see if her parental rights will be terminated due to neglect and lack of appropriate services. 
Stan and Ginger's StoryStan and Ginger- 
Dad is out of the home working hard to reunite with his wife and four daughters.
Vicky and Paul's StoryVicky and Paul-
Multiple reports of neglect have led to out of home placement for their twin sons.

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 Medicaid

  • Personnel involved in handicapped accessibility programs

  • Medical libraries, health libraries, college and university libraries

  • Anyone interested in social and cultural issues related to disabilities

 
 
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