This brief summarizes a study on understanding how military families who have children with special healthcare needs can successfully cope in the context of exceptional demands of the military lifestyle and how it can inform scholarship, policy and practice to the benefit of families.
Farrell, A. F., Bowen, G. L., & Swick, D. C. (2014). Network supports and resiliency among U.S. military spouses with children with special health care needs. Family Relations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Applied Family Studies, 63(1), 55–70. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12045
Family, Life Course, and Society | Military and Veterans Studies | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Children with special healthcare needs, Disabilities, Military families, Parenting, Community resiliency, Parent to parent support, Social networks
Children with disabilities; Military dependents; Parenting; Social networks
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, "Research Brief: "Network Supports and Resiliency Among U.S. Military Spouses with Children with Special Health Care Needs"" (2014). Institute for Veterans and Military Families. 255.
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