A Quiet Fight All the Way': A Report on the Need for Child Care Among Parents of School-Age Children with Handicapping Conditions

Year Published: 1988

Publication Type: Working Paper

SKU: 178

Author: Dale Borman Fink

This paper described the experiences of parents whose children had mental, emotional, physical, or other kinds of disabilities, in seeking and using after-school child care. Research for this paper was conducted three years prior to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Drawn largely their own words, the paper reveals how the lack of child care had affected women in their careers and in other aspects of their lives.

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