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Empowerment in early childhood intervention : perspectives of parents of children with disabilities

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posted on 2000-01-01, 00:00 authored by Michelle L. Macvean
An objective of early intervention is to empower parents of children with disabilities. This research involved two interviews with 37 families of children with disabilities in order to ascertain their perspectives of empowerment. The finding suggest that information, other families, decision-making, confidence, participation, and meeting family needs influence parents' empowerment.

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xi, 228 leaves ; 30 cm.

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eng

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Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2000.

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Ph.D.

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Faculty of Health

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Institute of Disability Studies

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