Children with disabilities: problems faced by foster parents.

Author:Davies, Miranda
Position:Fostering - Report
 
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RODGER Susan and BROWN Jason D

'Children with disabilities: problems faced by foster parents'

Children and Youth Services Review 31:1, January 2009, pp 40-46, USA

A random sample of licensed foster carers looking after children with disabilities in a major Canadian city was asked: 'What are the problems you encounter fostering a child with a disability?' A total of 85 unique responses were obtained, and grouped together by the foster carers. These groupings were subjected to two statistical analyses, resulting in seven concepts. The concepts included: the problems associated with obtaining specialised...

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