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The Missing Child in Liberal Theory

Towards a Covenant Theory of Family, Community, Welfare and the Civic State

by John O'Neill
edition: eBook
tagged: social services & welfare, history & theory

The Missing Child in Liberal Theory opens public discourse on what it is Canadians hold in common through their provision of civic assurances to children and families at risk. John O'Neill presents a strongly-worded critique of the dominant discourse of the market society. He observes the link between 'duty free' capitalism and minimal civic oblig …

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Deaf-Blind Infants and Children

A Developmental Guide

by John McInnes & J.A. Treffry
edition: eBook
tagged: children with special needs, physical disabilities

This is a comprehensive reference guide for teachers, parents, and paraprofessionals working or living with children who are both deaf and blind. It provides day-to-day guidance and suggestions about techniques and methods for assessing children with multi-sensory deprivation, and for devising programs to help them cope.

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Living and Learning with Blind Children

A Guide for Parents and Teachers of Visually Impaired Children

by Felicity Harrison & Mary Crow
edition: Paperback
tagged: children with special needs, children's studies, physical disabilities

Blind and visually impaired children experience the world in unique ways. To help them learn and develop, parents and teachers need to understand how such children relate to their environment. Felicity Harrison and Mary Crow, who have spent years working with blind children and their families, offer practical strategies for encouraging the blind ch …

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Well-functioning Families for Adoptive and Foster Children

A Handbook for Child Welfare Workers

by Joyce S. Cohen & Anne Westhues
edition: eBook
tagged: social work, children's studies, adoption & fostering

The increase in adoption and fostering of children with special needs has been one of the most positive developments in Canadian child welfare over the past fifteen years. But special-needs children place greater demands on the adopting or fostering families, and this in turn has led to increased disruption of placements.

This book will help child w …

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Stepmothers

Exploring the Myth

with Kati Morrison; Airdrie Thompson-Guppy & Patricia Bell, by Canadian Council for Social Development
edition: Hardcover
tagged: women's studies, stepparenting
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The One-Parent Family in the 1980s

Perspectives and Annotated Bibliography 1978-1984

by Benjamin Schlesinger
edition: eBook
tagged: marriage & family, research, bibliographies & indexes, social work

At the heart of much social research today are issues related to single-parent families. Schlesinger, acknowledged as a Canadian pioneer in this important field, has produced a new comprehensive survey of current research.
Five essays review the literature on the subject from a wide range of perspectives: 'The Lone-Parent Family in Canada'; 'The …

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Being a Parent

Unchanging Values in a Changing World

by Karl S. Bernhardt, edited by David K. Bernhardt
edition: eBook
tagged: children's studies

During his thirty years with the Institute of Child Study of the University of Toronto the late Dr. Karl S. Bernhardt wrote hundreds of articles and gave hundreds of talks to parents on the best way to bring up children. His philosophy is based on a belief in the worth of the individual. He believed that the goal of child-rearing should be to devel …

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