Research: Disabled Parenting – Diversity, Experiences and Support Needs 2012

The Families Commission developed its Disabled Parenting resource to share existing knowledge about the needs and experiences of disabled parents, and to identify and discuss related issues.

The resource highlights the support and initiatives that make a positive difference for disabled parents and their families and whanau.

It focuses particularly on:

  • Issues and challenges facing disabled parents
  • Practices, guidelines and initiatives available to support disabled parents, their families and whanau
  • The identification of services and support ‘delivery gaps’
  • Barriers to disabled parents accessing particular services and supports

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