Family functioning in families with a child with Down syndrome: a mixed methods approach.

@article{Povee2012FamilyFI,
  title={Family functioning in families with a child with Down syndrome: a mixed methods approach.},
  author={Kate Povee and Lynn E Roberts and Jenny Bourke and Helen Leonard},
  journal={Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR},
  year={2012},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={961-73}
}
BACKGROUND This study aimed to explore the factors that predict functioning in families with a child with Down syndrome using a mixed methods design. The quantitative component examined the effect of maladaptive and autism-spectrum behaviours on the functioning of the family while the qualitative component explored the impact of having a child with Down… CONTINUE READING