The Perceived Effects of Parent-Led Support Groups for Parents of Children with Disabilities.

@article{Law2002ThePE,
  title={The Perceived Effects of Parent-Led Support Groups for Parents of Children with Disabilities.},
  author={Mary C Law and Susanne King and Debra W. Stewart and Gillian King},
  journal={Physical & occupational therapy in pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 2-3},
  pages={29-48}
}
Parent-led support groups for parents who have children with disabilities are voluntary organizations with goals to provide social support and information and to foster advocacy. The purpose of this study was to explore parents' perceptions of the effect of parent-led support groups in providing parents with support and knowledge and in improving parents' ability to deal with childhood disability issues. Qualitative methods were used to examine the experiences of members of nine parent-run… CONTINUE READING

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