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 Define family rituals and routines. Distinguish among the various forms: celebrations, traditions, etc.

 What family rituals and routines can be identified among the Fairchild survivors?

 Describe the different functions that family rituals and routines (frr) serve (stability, identity, etc.). What empirical evidence supports these functions?

 What frr functions can be identified among the Fairchild survivors?

 Discuss the role that frr play for children with disabilities.

What are the three universal types of family rituals? Describe each.

What are the three functions of family rituals? Describe each.

How do rituals function for the Andes survivors?

What are the four dimensions of family rituals? Describe each.

Explain how early intervention should be linked with family rituals.