publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

Parents' accounts: Factors considered when deciding how far to involve their son/daughter with learning disabilities in choice-making

Mitchell, Wendy Ann;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Aug 2012 Journal: Children and Youth Services Review, volume 34, pages 1,560-1,569 (issn: 0190-7409, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Abstract There is limited literature on the processes of choice-making in families of young people with learning disabilities. This paper examines the factors considered by parents of young people with learning disabilities when deciding their own and their child's role in a range of significant choices (health, social care and education) about their child's life. The paper reports data collected from a sub-sample of 14 parents recruited from 11 families participating in a longitudinal (2007–2010) qualitative study based in England. The parents all had children with learning disabilities and participated throughout the study. Data were collected over three semi-...
Subjects
free text keywords: Daughter, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Qualitative research, Social psychology, Developmental psychology, Psychology, Learning disability, medicine.symptom, medicine, Social care, 3204, 3304, 3312
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

Parents' accounts: Factors considered when deciding how far to involve their son/daughter with learning disabilities in choice-making

Mitchell, Wendy Ann;