Effects Of Disabilities On Families.The Body Of Your Paper
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Effects of Disabilities on Families The body of your paper uses a half-inch first line indent and is double-spaced. APA style provides for up to five heading levels, shown in the paragraphs that follow. Note that the word Introduction should not be used as an initial heading, as it’s assumed that your paper begins with an introduction.
The Differences of Terms
There are three different terms that can be used in relation to a child that has a disability. Although there are three, they are frequently misused in reference to the child. The first term is “disability”. A disability is a lack of, or lower level, function in a specific part of the body. This term often replaces “handicap” because of the negative connotation that handicap has. It…show more content…
Internal factors on the entire family. The entire family has to overcome any barriers and adapt. Having a disability can create issues where there might not be one otherwise, but it’s essential to adapt. The inability to adapt can cause social, mental, or physical developmental delays. Maxey, Piercy, and Beckert (2017) studied several categories in which families of children with disabilities thought were most important. According to this research, family relationships, financial, family health, support providers, and values rated the highest in regard to being the most important in terms of quality of life for these families. Maxey, et. al. believed this was because of a myriad of internal and external components. The most important internal factor was the belief that this disability doesn’t just affect the person who has it, but everyone involved with that person, and that it is better to find activities in common that can help maintain the family relationships. Maxey et al. also shows in this research that, although the siblings realized they had less time with their parent, they never felt like they had less affection. The parents, on the other hand, believed that the siblings of the child with one or more disabilities would feel less loved because of the amount of time the parent had to spend with that one particular child.
External Factor on the entire family. The