A child’s family with special needs
The spouses are waiting for the arrival of their first child as a pivotal event that affects the composition of the family, its lifestyle and its composition, and they are preparing for that event in a distinctive festive atmosphere in which their patriarchal memories are recorded in all the details, scenes and moments of pregnancy, and the scene is repeated every time the family heralds a new pregnancy in which the couple exerts ways to comfort and prepare the newborn. . The arrival of any child, male or female, means a change in the family and a new arrangement in its components and roles and even in its daily and monthly expenses and expenses.
The family may be surprised that their child, who is waiting for him with passion and impatience, is not healthy, and the joy turns into sadness, pain, and a feeling of guilt, or disapproval and estrangement. The birth of a child with special needs leads to different emotional responses in the spouses and children, and the nature of the parents ‘response is affected by many factors, including the type of disability, its degree, the parents’ culture, their level of education, the age group, the financial condition, the social outlook and much more. The responses of families of children with disabilities vary between trauma, perception, acceptance and emotional withdrawal, The family is then under the influence of a series of pressures and confusion, which requires the intervention of a person from outside the family to guide them to the right ways to deal with the new family event, and to explain to them the needs of the stage and its investment mechanisms to coexist with the newborn and integrate him into the family ranks.
Children with special needs
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