Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures

Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures

Editor(s): Gwynnyth Llewellyn, Rannveig Traustadóttir, David McConnell, Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir

Published Online: 5 MAR 2010

Print ISBN: 9780470772959

Online ISBN: 9780470660393

DOI: 10.1002/9780470660393

About this Book

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

Table of contents

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    1. Introduction (pages 1–14)

      Gwynnyth Llewellyn, Rannveig Traustadóttir, David McConnell and Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir

  1. Part I: Family and Community Life

    1. Chapter 3

      Family Within a Family (pages 49–62)

      Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir and Rannveig Traustadóttir

  2. Part II: Human Services Enabling and Disabling Parents with Intellectual Disabilities

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