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Background: Striking a balance between work and family care is a challenge for families today. More than 200,000 families in Canada have the additional demands that come with caring for a child with disability including implementing therapist-recommended goals and home programs. Aim: Underpinned...
A Narrative Inquiry into the Experiences of Young Women with Learning Difficulties involved in the Criminal Justice SystemDownload
Young women with learning difficulties are over-represented in the criminal justice system. They are more likely to be arrested, charged, sentenced, incarcerated, and re-incarcerated. A literature review revealed an emerging body of research within the disciplines of disability studies and...
Background: Hedonic subjective well-being (SWB) is now widely regarded as an important indicator of social progress and a goal of public policy. Research on SWB or ‘the science of happiness’ in high-income countries has proliferated, including studies examining the correlates, effects, and...
The Well-Being of Youth Brought up by Parents with Disability: A Longitudinal Population-Based StudyDownload
Background: The available research suggests that children brought up by parents with disability face a heighted risk of poorer well-being, including developmental delay, respiratory health conditions, accidents and injuries, and emotional-behavioural problems. This research is however limited,...