Indian family adjustment to children with disabilities.

  title={Indian family adjustment to children with disabilities.},
  author={Lee Ann Nichols and Bette Keltner},
  journal={American Indian and Alaska native mental health research},
  volume={12 1},
The purpose of this study was to explore the community response of how American Indian families adapt to having school age children with disabilities in two diverse American Indian communities. An ethnographic design was utilized to construct a taxonomy about family adjustment of American Indian families with disabilities. Community Assessment interviews were conducted with 143 community members in the Great Plains and Southeastern parts of the United States. A taxonomy of American Indian… CONTINUE READING

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