Chapter 13. Supporting Mothers' Community Participation

  1. Gwynnyth Llewellyn Professor Dean Director leader1,
  2. Rannveig Traustadóttir Professor Director former president2,
  3. David McConnell Professor Executive Director former president3 and
  4. Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir Assistant Professor advocate researcher assistant2
  1. David McConnell Professor Executive Director former president3 and
  2. Gwynnyth Llewellyn Professor Dean Director leader1

Published Online: 5 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470660393.ch13

Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures

Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures

How to Cite

McConnell, D. and Llewellyn, G. (2010) Supporting Mothers' Community Participation, in Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures (eds G. Llewellyn, R. Traustadóttir, D. McConnell and H. Björg Sigurjónsdóttir), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470660393.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Sydney, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Iceland

  3. 3

    University of Alberta, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Sydney, Australia

  2. 3

    University of Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470772959

Online ISBN: 9780470660393

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Keywords:

  • supporting mothers' community participation;
  • support and service needs of parents with intellectual disabilities;
  • Australian Supported Parenting Consortium and Australian Supported Learning Program (ASLP);
  • Critical Action Group (CAG);
  • Australian Supported Learning Program - three main components;
  • tips for maximizing participation;
  • Cornerstone 1 - The Sheffield Supported Learning Project;
  • second cornerstone of ASLP, between social concerns and mothers' sense of agency and empowerment;
  • Tilden Interpersonal Relationships Inventory (IPRI);
  • Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scales (DASS-21)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Developing the Australian Supported Learning Program

  • Theory and Thinking Behind the ASLP

  • How We Have Used the ASLP

  • What We Found

  • Conclusion

  • References