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Awakening and Growth of the Human Infant: Birth of a Sick or Handicapped Baby: Impact on the Family

Resource Type

Video - Parent


"Examines the struggles engaged in by parents and siblings to integrate a handicapped or sick newborn into the family. Real families speak of their experiences and the results of a two-year study are offered. Long-term consequences for the parents, siblings, and for the emotional and mental development of the handicapped child are discussed. This tape is appropriate for viewing by parent groups, educators, health-care professionals, and clinical trainees in infant mental health, social work, nursing, psychology, psychiatry, and obstetrics." -Child Development Media, Inc.


All Ages

Age Groups

Infancy (<1)




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