First hand experience: Parents with learning difficulties

Author: Llewellyn, G.;Brigden, D.
Year: 1995
Reference Type: Journal Article
Journal/Book Title: Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International
Issue: 11
Pages: 39426
Abstract: For most new parents there is any amount of "how to parent" information. This includes parenting classes, personal accounts of parenting and an extensive research literature. This is not the case for parents with learning difficulties yet there is increasing demand for practitioners to assist these parents. researchers and practitioners alike often assume that parents with learning difficulties need specialised parent training to learn how to be parents. The importance of the naturally occurring context for learning - everyday family life - if often overlooked.

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