Life Span 1 3 Essay

974 words - 4 pages

Ennio Fuentes Widdekind, Jacob
DEP2000 4/18/2013

Discussion of:
“Coping Humor” For Children With Disabilities and Family Functioning
By: Alicja Rieger & J. Patrick McGrail

I chose the article “Coping Humor and Family Functioning in Parents Of Children

With Disabilities” because its methods are ones that I used to get through the struggles of

having a family member with disabilities. This article talks about how humor has been

used to relief the stressful lifestyle of both the person with a disability and the family that

endures this. Surprisingly using humor as a tool to cope with this has made nothing ...view middle of the document...

The seventy-two families used for the study 100% of them identified themselves as the

parents of the subject undergoing the study. The ages of the children were from 3 to 21

years of age. They were on average all well-educated families with a mixture of

Caucasian, black or African American, Latino or Hispanic, and native American.

The subjects were told to identify a given stressful situation on a 1 to 4 strongly agree to

strongly disagree multiple choice answer based on the question given. Answers like “I

usually look for something comical to say when I am in tense situations” were provided.

Although some were not able to make up their mind on a set answer, there were enough

to make a good work-study conclusion to the research.

Application

During the time of trial and testing, Rieger and Mcgrail noticed that children with

disabilities such as: autism, intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury,

attention deficit disorder (ADD), emotional disorder, sickle-cell blood disease, hearing

impairment, and multiple disabilities managed to apply humor to lessen the mental stress

and gain a new perspective as to how the rest of the world viewed them.

It is as if the patient develops a new way of going about his everyday life and getting a

“kick” out of it.

I’ve had to endure a close family member with a mental disability and deal with it on an

everyday basis. He was diagnosed with autism and we were told to make him believe that

“everyone is laughing with you, not at you”. A simple phrase like that repeated over time

can change a child’s (with a mental disability) mind to believe it. Children at an early

age are like sponges, everything they learn, hear, see is soaked up and for that reason

we as the family members and parents can mold his/her mind into what we want.

It is evident that to get a complete and accurate result, more research is needed.

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