1. Introduction: Multiple Dimensions of Caregiving and Disability.- 2. Family Dynamics and Caregiving for People with Disabilities.- 3. Feelings of Family Caregivers.- 4. Education, Training, and Support Programs for Caregivers of Individuals with Disabilities.- 5. Parent Caregivers of Children with Disabilities.- 6. Neither Prepared Nor Rehearsed: The Role of Public Health in Disability and Caregiving.- 7. Race/Ethnicity, Culture, and Socioeconomic Status and Caregiving of Persons with Disabilities.- 8. Faith and Spirituality: Supporting Caregivers of Individuals with Disabilities.- 9. Family Caregivers and Health Care Providers: Developing Partnerships for a Continuum of Care and Support.- 10. Legal Issues Related to Caregiving for an Individual with Disabilities.- 11. Long Term Care Planning For Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.- 12. Emerging Technologies for Caregivers of a Person with a Disability.- 13. Multiple Dimensions of Caregiving and Disability: Supporting Those Who Care.
Provides a lifespan perspective on caregiving provided by family and friends
Conceptualizes caregiving in context with environmental factors based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) framework
Addresses the complex interaction between professional caregivers, family caregivers, and persons with disabilities
Examines physical and mental health issues that affect caregivers¿