Journal Articles

Feldman, M., McConnell, D. & Aunos, M. (2012). Parental Cognitive Impairment, Mental Health, and Child Outcomes in a Child Protection Population. Journal of Mental Health in Intellectual Disabilities, 5(1), 66-90. doi: 10.1080/19315864.2011.587632 

Mayes, R., Llewellyn, G. & McConnell, D. (2011). “That's who I choose to be”: The mother identity for women with intellectual disabilities. Women's Studies International Forum, 34(2), 112–120. doi:10.1016/j.wsif.2010.11.001  

Westad, C. & McConnell, D. (2011). Child Welfare Involvement of Mothers with Mental Health Issues. Community Mental Health Journal. DOI 10.1007/s10597-011-9374-0

McConnell, D., Feldman, M., Aunos, M. & Prasad, N. (2010). Child Maltreatment Investigations Involving Parents With Cognitive Impairments in Canada. Child Maltreatment, 16(1), 21-32. 

Hill, A. Mayes, R. & McConnell, D. (2010). Transition to independent accommodation for adults with Schizophrenia. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 33(3), 228–231. 

McConnell, D., Dalziel, A., Llewellyn, G., Laidlaw, K. & Hindmarsh, G. (2009). Strengthening the social relationships of mothers with learning difficulties. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 37, 66–75. 

Llewellyn, G., Mayes, R., & McConnell, D. (2008). Editorial. Towards acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disability as parents. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability, 21, 293-295. 

McConnell, D. (2008) Parents labeled with intellectual disability: position of the IASSID SIRG on Parents and Parenting with Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability, 21, 296-307. 

McConnell, D., Matthews, J., Llewellyn G., Mildon, R., & Hindmarsh, G. (2008). Healthy Start. A national strategy for children of parents with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 5(3), 194-202. 

McConnell, D., Mayes, R., Llewellyn, G. (2008). Prepartum distress in women with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 33(2), 177-183. 

Mayes, R., Llewellyn, G., & McConnell, D. (2008). Active negotiation: Mothers with intellectual disabilities creating their social support networks. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disability, 21, 341-350. 

McConnell, D., Mayes, R., Llewellyn, G. (2008). Women with intellectual disability at risk of adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 52, 529-535. 

Mayes, R,. Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D. (2006).  Misconception: The experience of pregnancy for women with intellectual disabilities. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, 8(2-3), 120-131. 

Booth, T., McConnell, D., & Booth, W. (2006). Temporal discrimination and parents with learning difficulties in the child protection system. British Journal of Social Work, 36(6), 997-1015. 

McConnell, D., Llewellyn, G.& Ferronato, L. (2006). Context contingent decision-making in child protection practice. International Journal of Social Welfare, 15, 230-239. 

McConnell, D., & Llewellyn, G. (2005). Social inequality, the deviant parent and child protection practice. Australian Journal of Social Issues, 40(4), 553-566. 

Booth, T., Booth, W., & McConnell, D. (2005). Care Proceedings and Parents with Learning Difficulties: Comparative Prevalence and Outcomes in an English and Australian Court Sample. Child & Family Social Work, 10, 353-360. 

Booth, T., Booth, W., & McConnell, D. (2005). The prevalence and outcomes of care proceedings involving parents with learning difficulties in the family courts. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 18, 7-17. 

Booth, T., Booth, W., & McConnell, D. (2004). Parents with learning difficulties, care proceedings and the family courts: threshold decisions and the moral matrix. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 16(4), 409-421.

Llewellyn, G., Balandin, S., Dew, A., & McConnell, D. (2004). Promoting healthy, productive ageing: plan early, plan well. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 29(4), 366-369.

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., Honey, A., Mayes, R., & Russo, D. (2003). Promoting health and home safety for children of parents with intellectual disability: A randomised controlled trial. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 24(6), 405-431.

McConnell, D., Llewellyn, G., Mayes, R., Russo, D., & Honey, A. (2003). Developmental profiles of children born to mothers with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 28(2), 122-134.

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., & Ferronato, L. (2003). Prevalence and outcomes for parents with disabilities and their children in an Australian court sample. Child Abuse and Neglect, 27, 235-251.

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., & Mayes, R. (2003). Health of mothers with intellectual limitations. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 27(1), 17-19.

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., Russo, D., Mayes, R., & Honey, A. (2002). Home based programs for parents with learning difficulties: lessons from practice. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 15, 341-353.

McConnell, D., & Llewellyn, G. (2002). Stereotypes, parents with intellectual disability and child protection. The Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 24(3), 297-317.

McConnell, D., Llewellyn, G., & Ferronato, L. (2002). Disability and decision-making in Australian care proceedings. International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 16, 273-301.

Strike, R., & McConnell, D. (2002). Look at me, listen to me, I have something important to say. Sexuality and Disability, 20(1), 53-63.

Llewellyn, G., & McConnell, D. (2002). Mothers with learning difficulties and their support networks. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 46, 17-34.

McConnell, D., & Llewellyn, G. (2000). Disability and discrimination in statutory child protection proceedings. Disability and Society, 15 (6), 883-895.  

McConnell, D. & Llewellyn, G. (1998). Parental disability and the threat of child removal. Family Matters, Spring/Summer, 51, 33-36.

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., Cant, R., & Westbrook, M (1999). Support networks of mothers with an intellectual disability: An exploratory study. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 24 (1), 7-26.

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., & Bye, R. (1998). Perception of service needs by parents with intellectual disability, their significant others and their service workers. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 19 (3), 245-260. 

Llewellyn, G., Bye, R., & McConnell, D. (1997). Parents with intellectual disability and mainstream family agencies. International Journal of Practical Approaches to Disability, 21 (3), 9-13.

McConnell, D., Llewellyn, G., & Bye, R. (1997). Providing services for parents with intellectual disability: Parent needs and service constraints. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 22 (1), 5-17.