Families of children with developmental disabilities: an examination of family hardiness.

@article{Failla1991FamiliesOC,
  title={Families of children with developmental disabilities: an examination of family hardiness.},
  author={Salvina Failla and Letetia C Jones},
  journal={Research in nursing & health},
  year={1991},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={41-50}
}
Using the Typology Model of Adjustment and Adaptation, a family stress model, relationships among family hardiness, family stressors, family appraisal, coping, social support, and satisfaction with family functioning were examined in a sample of 57 families of children with developmental disabilities. Family hardiness was associated with family appraisal, social support, parental coping related to maintaining family integration, and satisfaction with family functioning. Higher satisfaction with… CONTINUE READING

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