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Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research

The Strathclyde Centre for Disability Research is funded from a bequest by Strathclyde Regional Council to the University of Glasgow. Our remit is to provide an academic base for research and teaching in social aspects of disability.

The Effectiveness of Parent Management Training To Increase Self-Efficacy in Parents of Children with Asperger Syndrome

The study assessed the effectiveness of an intervention programme. The intervention programme aimed at increasing parental competence in management of problem behaviours associated with Asperger syndrome.

The experiences of Australian parents with psychosis: The second Australian national survey of psychosis

This study outlines the parenting experiences of mothers and fathers who have sychosis.

The profile and progress of neglected and abused children in long-term foster care

This study compared the profile of neglected and abused children in the Australian foster care system as well as differences between maltreatment types in relation to parental contact, reunification and psychosocial progress in care.

The social experiences of children with disability and the influence of environment: A framework for intervention

This paper explores the influence of environment on the quality of social experiences of children with disability in Sydney, Australia.

The Social Skills and Social Status of Mainstreamed Students with Intellectual Disabilities

This article seeks to examine the social skills and social status of children with intellectual disabilities who had partaken in a special pre-school program before entering mainstream school.

The State of Shared Lives in England 2015 - Full Report

Shared Lives offers a flexible, person centred solution to housing, care and support needs for older and disabled people, giving people the opportunity to share family and community life with a Shared

Lives carer. This is the 2015 annual report of the pr

They never see how hard it is to be me: Siblings' observations of strangers, peers and family

This paper analyses 676 contributions to a children's Internet sibling support site to understand the siblings of children with disabilities and their complex interactions with others.

Time away from “smelling the roses”: Where do mothers raising children with disabilities find the time to work?

Using the Australian Time Use survey (TUS), this study examined time allocation among working parents raising children with disabilities.

We Belong Too

This report is a large-scale survey of adolescents with autism and their parents regarding their experiences and needs.

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