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Cognitive change and effective parenting of disabled children

Woolfson, Lisa (2001) Cognitive change and effective parenting of disabled children. Proceedings of the British Psychological Society, 9 (2). p. 277. ISSN 1350-472X

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Abstract

Abstract of paper presented to the British Psychological society. Addresses the importance of cognitive change in parents of disabled children within a society that views disability negatively. It explores how attitudes to disability identified by a social model of disability might translate to parent views of their disabled child and how this might impact on parenting.