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Author Cleaver, Hedy.

Title Parental learning disability and children's needs : family experiences and effective practice / Hedy Cleaver and Don Nicholson
Published London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (141 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Referrals to children's social care -- Involving families in the assessment process -- The provision of services and outcomes for children -- Conclusions
Summary Parents with a learning disability face a high risk of losing their children, and current support for them is inadequate. This book, based on original research, looks into current social care practice and the support systems available to parents with learning disabilities, evaluating their effectiveness and examining their impact on the families affected. This book will aid understanding of how to effectively assess children in families where one or more parent has a learning disability without sidelining them in the process. The authors present many case studies and point out perceived shortc
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-136) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Children of parents with disabilities -- Care -- Great Britain.
Parents with disabilities -- Family relationships -- Great Britain.
Parents with disabilities -- Government policy -- Great Britain.
Parents with disabilities -- Services for -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
Author Nicholson, Don Thomas.
LC no. 2007030158
ISBN 1281781797
1846427444 (electronic bk.)
9781846427442 (electronic bk.)