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The first international, cross-disciplinary book to explore and understand the lives of parents with intellectual disabilities, their children, and the systems and services they encounter
  • Presents a unique, pan-disciplinary overview of this growing field of study
  • Offers a human rights approach to disability and family life
  • Informed by the newly adopted UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006)
  • Provides comprehensive research-based knowledge from leading figures in the field of intellectual disability
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Chapter 1 Becoming a Mother – Becoming a Father (pages 15–31): Rachel Mayes and Hanna Bjorg Sigurjonsdottir
Chapter 2 Looking Back on Their Own Upbringing (pages 33–47): Gwynnyth Llewellyn and David McConnell
Chapter 3 Family Within a Family (pages 49–62): Hanna Bjorg Sigurjonsdottir and Rannveig Traustadottir
Chapter 4 Children and Their Life Experiences (pages 63–78): Jytte Faureholm
Chapter 5 Understanding Community in the Lives of Parents with Intellectual Disabilities (pages 79–94): Gwynnyth Llewellyn and Marie Gustavsson
Chapter 6 Citizenship and Community Participation (pages 95–106): Brigit Mirfin?Veitch
Chapter 7 Parenting and Resistance: Strategies in Dealing with Services and Professionals (pages 107–118): Rannveig Traustadottir and Hanna Bjorg Sigurjonsdottir
Chapter 8 Parenting Education Programs (pages 119–136): Maurice Feldman
Chapter 9 Supported Decision Making for Women with Intellectual Disabilities (pages 137–154): Sue McGaw and Sue Candy
Chapter 10 Turning Policy Into Practice (pages 155–169): Beth Tarleton
Chapter 11 Caught in the Child Protection Net (pages 171–187): David McConnell and Hanna Bjorg Sigurjonsdottir
Chapter 12 Turning Rights into Realities in Quebec, Canada (pages 189–204): Marjorie Aunos, Laura Pacheco and Katherine Moxness
Chapter 13 Supporting Mothers' Community Participation (pages 205–223): David McConnell and Gwynnyth Llewellyn
Chapter 14 Advocacy for Change: “The Final Tool in the Toolbox?” (pages 225–240): Linda Ward and Beth Tarleton

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  • Year: 2010
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9780470772959,9780470660393

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