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ERIC Number: EJ566270
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1326-978X
The Positive Impact of Children with an Intellectual Disability on the Family.
Stainton, Tim; Besser, Hilde
Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, v23 n1 p57-70 Mar 1998
A qualitative study which examined the effects on their families of children with an intellectual disability identified the following core themes: source of joy and happiness, increased sense of purpose and priorities, expanded personal and social networks and community involvement, increased spirituality, source of family unity and closeness, increased tolerance and understanding, personal growth and strength, and positive impacts on others/community. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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