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Author Mason, Mary Grimley.

Title Taking Care : Lessons from Mothers with Disabilities.

Imprint Lanham : University Press of America, 2012.

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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.
Summary 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Women with disabilities.
Mother and child -- Health aspects.
Disability awareness.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mason, Mary Grimley. Taking Care : Lessons from Mothers with Disabilities. Lanham : University Press of America, ©2012 9780761859697
ISBN 9780761859703 (electronic bk.)
0761859705 (electronic bk.)
1299747825 (ebk)
9781299747821 (ebk)