Judaism as a Support System for Orthodox Jewish Parents of Mentally Retarded Children
Publication Date: June 1985
Publisher(s): Jewish Communal Service Association of North America
Author(s): Richard C. Woolfson
Series: Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 61-4
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Values; Disability; Religious Denominations
Coverage: United States
Parents of children with developmental disabilities have to cope with many pressures. This article outlines a number of aspects of Judaism that can provide strength and comfort for Orthodox Jewish families that have children with developmental disabilities.
In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, v.61 no.4, Summer 1985.