Siblings with Mental Retardation, Illness, or Disability

  • Victor G. Cicirelli


When a child in the family is afflicted with mental retardation, chronic illness, or disability, the normal course of development is altered. The question that, in one form or another, has stimulated research over the past three or four decades is: What is the effect on the siblings of the afflicted child?


Mental Retardation Cerebral Palsy Normal Child Sibling Relationship Retarded Child 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor G. Cicirelli
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  1. 1.Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA

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