Parenting and Disability: Disabled Parents' Experiences of Raising Children
This book reports on the first substantial UK study of parenting, disability and mental health. It examines the views of parents and children in 75 families. Covering a broad spectrum of issues facing disabled parents and their families, Parenting and disability: provides a comprehensive review of relevant policy issues;explores the barriers to full participation in parenting that disabled parents face;examines the complex ways in which broader social divisions, including gender and socioeconomic status, interact with disability;advocates measures to support disabled parents and their families by promoting and supporting relationships within the family.The book is aimed at a wide audience, including students and academics in social policy, social work, disability studies, sociology, education, and nursing, people working in the voluntary sector, disabled activists and their supporters, as well as policy makers and practitioners in a range of statutory agencies.
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Learning Disability: A Life Cycle Approach to Valuing People
No preview available - 2005