Grandma's hands: parental perceptions of the importance of grandparents as secondary caregivers in families of children with disabilities.

  • S E Green
  • Published 2001 in
    International journal of aging & human…

Abstract

This study examines parental perceptions of the importance of grandparents as providers of routine care to children with disabilities and the impact of such assistance on parental well-being. Data are drawn from a survey and follow-up interactive interviews. Findings of the survey indicate that: 1) grandparents are a common source of weekly assistance… (More)

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@article{Green2001GrandmasHP, title={Grandma's hands: parental perceptions of the importance of grandparents as secondary caregivers in families of children with disabilities.}, author={S E Green}, journal={International journal of aging & human development}, year={2001}, volume={53 1}, pages={11-33} }