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Taking Care : Lessons from Mothers with Disabilities.

Author: Mary Grimley Mason
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taking Care, based on twenty-six interviews and other autobiographical narratives, challenges the negative stereotypes about mothers with disabilities. These women's stories tell of their successes despite the barriers they encounter from the society in which they live. This book will provide a significant model for all parents.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mason, Mary Grimley.
Taking Care : Lessons from Mothers with Disabilities.
Lanham : University Press of America, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Grimley Mason
ISBN: 9780761859703 0761859705 1299747825 9781299747821
OCLC Number: 854521174
Description: 1 online resource (140 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Having a Child; 2 Care Giving and Mothers with Disabilities; 3 Meeting the Outside World; 4 Family Relationships and Community; 5 What Mothers with Disabilities Know; 6 Public Policy and Mothers with Disabilities; Works Cited; Selected Bibliography.

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Taking Care, based on twenty-six interviews and other autobiographical narratives, challenges the negative stereotypes about mothers with disabilities. These women's stories tell of their successes despite the barriers they encounter from the society in which they live. This book will provide a significant model for all parents.

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