Most Irish institutions, including those involved in service provision, education and legislation, have officially accepted the term ‘intellectual disability’. In practice, however, the terms ‘learning disability’ or even ‘mental handicap’ are still prevalent.
Use of respite care and coping strategies among Irish families of children with intellectual disabilities1
Article first published online: 20 OCT 2006
British Journal of Learning Disabilities
Volume 35, Issue 1, pages 62–68, March 2007
How to Cite
Mac Donald, E., Fitzsimons, E. and Walsh, P. N. (2007), Use of respite care and coping strategies among Irish families of children with intellectual disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35: 62–68. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3156.2006.00399.x
- Issue published online: 20 OCT 2006
- Article first published online: 20 OCT 2006
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