Description/Abstract

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.

Original Citation

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

Document Type

Brief

Disciplines

Family, Life Course, and Society | Military and Veterans Studies | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Extent

2 pages

DCMI Type

Text

Keywords

Children with special healthcare needs, Disabilities, Military families, Parenting, Community resiliency, Parent to parent support, Social networks

Subject

Children with disabilities; Military dependents; Parenting; Social networks

Geographic Area

United States

Publisher

Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

Date

6-27-2014

Language

English

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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