Chapter 4. Children and Their Life Experiences

  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. Jytte Faureholm PhD, Masters psychologist director

Published Online: 5 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470660393.ch4

Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures

Parents with Intellectual Disabilities: Past, Present and Futures

How to Cite

Faureholm, J. (2010) Children and Their Life Experiences, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Sydney, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Iceland

  3. 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:

  • children and their life experiences;
  • experiences of children of parents with intellectual disabilities;
  • adult children, raised by parents with intellectual disabilities;
  • children of mothers with intellectual disabilities;
  • children being affected - with mothers diagnosed as having intellectual disability;
  • everyday life within the family, school and friends;
  • support from public authorities and life - as adolescents and young adults;
  • alternating between being children and adults;
  • children of parents with intellectual disabilities - risk of facing difficulties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Research About Children of Parents with Intellectual Disabilities

  • The Study

  • Conclusion

  • Principles for Practice

  • References