Healthy Start Papers & Reports

The below publications have been written about Healthy Start activities.

Healthy Start Strategy

Bennetts, S., Brown, M., Thackeray, E., Clayton, O., Wade, C., Hindmarsh, G., Mitchell, S. (2011). The healthy start strategy: The role of technology in building capacity in practitioners to work with parents with learning difficulties. Developing Practice: The Child, Youth and Family Work Journal, 2006(29), 45-57. Retrieved from http://www.acwa.asn.au/developing_practice11.html

McConnell, D., Llewellyn, G., Matthews, J., Hindmarsh, G., Mildon, R., Wade, C. (2006). Healthy Start: A national strategy for children of parents with learning difficulties. Developing Practice: The Child, Youth and Family Work Journal, 2006(16), 34-42. Retrieved from http://www.acwa.asn.au/developing_practice11.html

Wade, C., Mildon, R., Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., Hindmarsh, G. (2010). Healthy start: Evaluation findings and future directions. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 23(5), 461-461.

Parenting Young Children: Development and evaluation

Mildon, R., Wade, C., & Matthews, J. (2008). Considering the contextual fit of an intervention for families headed by parents with an intellectual disability: An exploratory study. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 21(4), 377-387.

Starke, M., Wade, C., Feldman, M., & Mildon, R. (2013). Parenting with disabilities: Experiences from implementing a parenting support programme in Sweden. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 17(2), 145-156. doi:10.1177/1744629513483523.

Wade, C., Llewellyn, G., & Matthews, J. (2008). Review of parent training interventions for parents with intellectual disability. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 21(4), 351-366.

Wade, C., Llewellyn, G., & Matthews, J. (2011). Modeling contextual influences on parents with intellectual disability and their children. American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 116(6), 419-437.

Wade, C., Mildon, R., & Matthews, J. (2007). Service delivery to parents with an intellectual disability: Family-centred or professionally-centred? Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 20(2), 87–98.

Healthy & Safe. An Australian Parent Education Kit: Development and evaluation

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., Honey, A., Mayes, R., & Russo, D. (2000). Effectiveness of parent education for parents with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 44(3/4), 370.

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., Honey, A., Mayes, R., & Russo, D. (2003). Promoting health and home safety for children of parents with intellectual disability: A randomized controlled trial. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 24(6), 405-431.

Llewellyn, G., McConnell, D., Russo, D., Mayes, R., & Honey, A. (2002). Home-based programmes for parents with intellectual disabilities: Lessons from practice. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 15(4), 341-353.

Prevelance of parents with intellectual disabilities

Man, W., Wade., C., & Llewellyn, G. (2017). Prevalence of parents with intellectual disabilities in Australia. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 42(2) 173-179. 

Man, N., Llewellyn, G., & Wade, C. (July 2014). Estimated Prevalence and Living Circumstances of Parents with Intellectual Disability in Australia from Selected National Surveys: Technical Report 1. Lidcombe, NSW: University of Sydney.

Man, N., Llewellyn, G., & Wade, C. (October, 2014). The Number and Characteristics of Parents with Intellectual Disability from Centrelink Income Support Administrative Data: Technical Report 2. Lidcombe, NSW: University of Sydney.

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