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References and Bibliography for "Guidelines for Serving Disabled Women"

References and Bibliography for "Guidelines for Serving Disabled Women," by Elaine Carty, Tali Conine, Angela Holbrook, and Lenore Riddell. This article is about serving the disabled pregnant woman and appeared in MIDWIFERY TODAY magazine, Number 27, Autunm 1993. (For information about MIDWIFERY TODAY, contact Donna Zelzer at or


Baker, E., Cardenas, D. & Benedetti, T. (1992). Risks associated with pregnancy in spinal cord injured women. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 80(3), 425-428.

Bentley, W.H. (1983). Neurologic disorders. In R.H. Abrams and P. Wexler (eds). Medical care of the pregnant patient. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 357-372.

Bilton, T., Bonnett, K., Jones, P. (1987). Introductory sociology. London: Macmillan Education

Blackford, K. (1990). A different parent. Health sharing, summer 1990, 220-25.

Bohlin, A.B., & Larsson, G. (1986). Early identification of infants at risk for institutional care. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 11(5), 493-497.

Campion, M.J. (1990). The baby challenge: A handbook on pregnancy for women a physical disability. London: Tavistock/Routledge.

Carr, J. & Purdue, C. (1988). Sexuality education for special needs adolescents. The Canadian Nurse, 84(11), 26-29.

Carty, E.M., Conine, T.A. & Hall, L. (1990). Comprehensive health promotion for the pregnancy woman who is disabled. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 35(3), 133-142.

Carty, E. & Conine, T.A. (1988). Disability and pregnancy: A double dose of disequilibrium. Rehabilitation Nursing, 13(2), 85-87.

Cochrane, G.M. & Wilshire, E.R. (Eds.) (1989). Parents with disabilities, Oxford, England. Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.

Conine, T.A., Carty, E.M. & Safarik, P. (1988). Aids and adaptations for parents with physical or sensory disabilities. School of Rehabilitation Medicine, Vancouver, B.C.

Cook, S.D. (1990). Handbook of multiple sclerosis. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc.

Dewis, M. & Thornton, N. (1989). Sexual dysfunction in multiple sclerosis. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 21(3),175-179.

Feldman, M.A., Case, L., Rincover, A., Towns, F., & Betel, J. (1989). Parent education project III: Increasing affection and responsitivity in develop mentally handicapped mothers: Component analysis, generalization, and effects on child language. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 22(2), 211-222.

Ferreyra, S., & Hughes, K. (1991). Table manners: A guide to the pelvic examination for disabled women and healthcare providers. San Francisco: Sex Education for Disabled People and Planned Parenthood Alameda, 1-15.

Fox, M., Harms, R. & Davis, D. (1990). Selected neurological complications of pregnancy. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 65(12), 1595-1618.

Hard, S. (1987). Documenting the sexual abuse of persons with developmental disabilities. The Committee Exchange 8. Danville, Ca: Committee on the Sexuality of the Developmentally Disabled.

Heighway, S.M., & Kidd-Webster, S. (1988). Supported parenting: Promoting the welfare of children whose parents are mentally retarded. The National Resource Institute on Children and Youth with Handicaps Update, 1-2.

Jones, E., Strom, R., & Daniels, S. (1989). Evaluating the success of deaf parents. American Annals of the Deaf, 134(5), 312-316.

Kaatz, J.L. (1992). Enhancing the parenting skills of developmentally disabled parents: A nursing perspective. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 9(4), 209-219.

Karem, E., Reisman, J., Corey, M., Canny, G., & Levinson, H. (1992). Prediction of mortality in patients with cystic fibrosis. New England Journal of Medicine, 326(18), 1187-1191.

Kelsall, J., King, D., & O'Grady, D. (1992). Maternity care for the deaf. South Manchester: Royal National Institute for the Deaf.

Klinger, J. Ed, (1980). Self-help manual for patients with arthritis. Atlanta: The Arthritis Foundation.

Levy, S.R., Perhats, C., & Nash-Johnson, M. (1992). Risk for unintended pregnancy and childbearing among educable mentally handicapped adolescents. Journal of School Health, 62(4), 151-153.

Levy, S.R., Perhats, C., Nash-Johnson, M, & Welter, J.F. (1992). Reducing the risks in pregnant teens who are very young and those with mild mental retardation. Mental Retardation, 30(4), 195-205.

Matthews, L.W., & Drotar, D. (1984). Cystic fibrosis: A challenging long-term chronic disease. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 31(1), 133-152.

Orenstein, D. (1989). Cystic fibrosis. New York: Raven Press.

Rienzi, B. (1988). Influence and adaptability in families with deaf parents and hearing children. American Annals of the Deaf, 135(5), 402-408.

Rodnan, G.P. & Schumacker, H.R. Eds. (1983). Primer on the rheumatic diseases. Atlanta: The Arthritis Foundation.

Rogers, J. & Matsumura, M. (1991). Mother to be: A guide to pregnancy and birth for women with disabilities. New York: Demos.

Sadovnick, A.D. (1984). Becoming a parent is a major decision when MS is in the family. MS Canada, December, 6-7.

Smeltzer, S. (1991). Use of the trajectory model of nursing in multiple sclerosis. Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice: An International Journal, 5(3), 219-234.

Trock, D, & Craft, J (1992). Arthritis and pregnancy. In E.A. Reese et al (eds), Medicine of the fetus and its mother. J.B. Lippencott & Co., 1220-1236.

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Weinshenker, B. G., Hader, W., Carriere, B.A., Baskerville, J. & amp; Ebers, G.C. (1989). The influence of pregnancy on disability from multiple sclerosis. Neurology, 39(11), 1438-1440.

Wendell, S. (1992). Toward a feminist theory of disability. In Holmes, H. B. and Purdy, L. M. (Ed.), Feminist perspectives in medical ethics (pp. 63-81).Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Voysey, F. (1993). Women's world: Gender and learning disabilities. Nursing Times, 89(1), 36-38.


Bakley, S. (1986). But I wasn't trained for this: A manual for working with mothers who are retarded. San Diego, CA: San Diego State University.

Campion, M.J. (1990). Isobel's baby (video) London: Arrowhead Publications, 51 Thames Village, London, England, W4 3UF

Graves, B., Graves, D., Haynes, Y., Rice, G. & Whitman, B. (1986). Parents learning together: A curriculum for use with mentally retarded/ developmentally delayed parents. St. Louis Office for MR/DD Resources.

Heighway, S.M. (1992). Helping parents' parent: A practice guide for helping families headed by parents with cognitive limitations. Madison: Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities.
MS Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Has your mum or dad got MS. London: Nattress House.

Parks, S. (1984). HELP: When the parent is handicapped. Palo Alto, CA: VORT Corporation.