"Contact A Family": professionals and parents in partnership.

  title={"Contact A Family": professionals and parents in partnership.},
  author={Sally Davies and David Kinley Hall},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={90 10},
This paper considers the evidence base on the role of parent organisations in meeting the needs of parents of disabled children for information and support. Having a disabled child is a major cause of stress and has an impact on the health and wellbeing of the entire family. Current concepts of stress and coping are used to consider coping strategies, including the search for information, the desire to stay in control, and the quest for social support. How and when information and support are… CONTINUE READING

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