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Perspective-Taking: Understanding Challenges, Fears and Joys of Parents of Children with Special Needs

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1.  What is one of the Kübler-Ross Model’s five stages of grief?
  1. Deceit
  2. Happiness
  3. Acceptance
  4. Curiosity
2.  Which of the following is true about the grief a parent experiences?
  1. It may come and go
  2. It will be identical to another parent’s grief
  3. It will always be clear to you
  4. The grief will end after reaching acceptance
3.  What is an example of an adverse physical health symptom experienced by parents fo children with cerebral palsy?
  1. Suicidal thoughts
  2. Unexplained pain, frequent chest discomfort
  3. Depression
  4. Anxiety
4.  What might be a cause of adverse impacts on parents' mental health?
  1. Lack of social supports
  2. Difficulty accepting the diagnosis
  3. Lack of parental education
  4. All of the above
5.  Parent reports suggested that which of the following is a challenge of being a parent to a child with special needs?
  1. The learning curve from understanding a diagnosis especially for parents with low educational attainment
  2. Watching the child learn and grow
  3. Finding similar parents to connect and bond with
  4. Having someone listen to what they are saying