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Aueridencaonfamilies processinformaonwithintheir

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Unformatted text preview: 9 Family Climate and Disabili/es: Influence of Culture   Skinner & Weisner (2007)   Recogni/on of disability can be influenced by cultural expecta/ons.   AUer iden/fica/on, families process informa/on within their cultural context.  Families oUen seek informa/on about family members’ disabili/es that fit with their own experiences and beliefs. Culture influences relad  percepons of disabilies: what is believed about “personhood” What is perceived as “normal” What is believed about “equali”   Religious beliefs are oUen an important part of how families consider disability. Family Climate and Disability: Parent Roles & Responsibili/es   What roles do parents play within the family?  ...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course EEX 2000 taught by Professor Elizabethfilippi during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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