Respite care for families with special needs
Sherman, M. D., Cheatom, O., Westerhof, L., Kuhl, M. W., Hawkey, K. R., & Borden, L. M. (2014). Respite care for families with special needs. Brief report submitted to the Department of Defense.
Abstract Created by REACH:
This report examined the benefits of respite care for military families with special needs. It also presents a summary of telephone survey conducted in nine heavily military-impacted states regarding the availability and accessibility of respite care in the civilian sector.
Branch of Service:
Childhood (birth - 12 yrs)
Adolescence (13 - 17 yrs)
Review of Literature
Borden, Lynne M., Octavia, Cheatom, Hawkey, Kyle R., Wittcoff Kuhl, Michelle, Sherman, Michelle D., Westerhof, Lara
The Military REACH Team
Department of Family Social Science, The University of Minnesota, LMB
The University of Minnesota
REACH Publication Type:
Developed in collaboration with the Department of Defense's Office of Family Policy, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture under Award No. 2009-48667-05833.