‘You are labelled by your children’s disability’–A community-based, participatory study of stigma among Somali parents of children with autism living in the United Kingdom

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Ellen Selman, Lucy; Fox, Fiona; Aabe, Nura; Turner, Katrina; Rai, Dheeraj; Redwood, Sabi;
  • Journal: volume 23,pages781-796issn: 1355-7858
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/13557858.2017.1294663
  • Subject: Autism | community-based participatory research | immigrant | parent | Somali | stigma | United Kingdom | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428 | Journal Article | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D013485 | Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

<p>Objectives: Social stigma is commonly experienced by parents of children with autism. Our aim was to understand the nature of stigma experienced by Somali parents of children with autism in the United Kingdom (UK), and to consider how they coped with or resisted such... View more
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