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Supporting Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Recent and Ongoing Research
Supporting parents with intellectual disabilities is a primary focus of the FDSI. For more information, please take a moment to browse related current projects and recent publications.
The purpose of this study is to determine a strategy to build systems’ capacity to accommodate the support and learning needs of parents with intellectual impairment and, in turn, improve the life chances of their children.
Secondary analysis of the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect (CIS-2003 & CIS-2008) core-data.
The Supported Learning Program (SLP) is a group-based intervention supplemented by indi-vidual support, which is designed to strengthen the social connections and enhance the psycho-logical well-being of mothers with intellectual impairment, with concomitant benefits to their children.
The aim of this study was to dedicate attention to the voices of mothers with intellectual disabilities from minority cultures in Canada through narrative inquiry.
Practice points have been designed specifically for practitioners who work with parents with an intellectual disability or learning difficulties.
Each printable document provides an overview of the literature on topics of interest and suggestions for your own work with parents.
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