IASSIDD

International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Parenting with Intellectual Disabilities - News

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To fulfill its mission, the Special Interest Research Group on Parents and Parenting with Intellectual Disabilities initiates and coordinates a range of activities, including but not limited to:

1. Developing topic streams and symposia on parents and parenting with intellectual disabilities at regional and international IASSID conferences.

... Download a summary of the 4th IASSIDD Europe Congress Conference Presentations


2. Evaluating and synthesising messages from research—and through a consensus building process-- developing authoritative position papers that define 'the state of the science' and identify important directions for future research. See:

IASSID Special Interest research Group on Parents and parenting with Intellectual Disabilities (2008). Parent labelled with intellectual disability: Position of the IASSID SIRG on parents and parenting with Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 21 (4), 296-307.

··· Download a copy of the 2008 position paper


To join the IASSID Special Interest Research Group on Parents and Parenting:

Membership is open to all registered IASSID members with an interest in any facet of research or application related to parents and parenting with intellectual disabilities. To become a member of the IASSID Special Interest Research Group on Parents and Parenting, you need to complete the IASSID membership registration form. On this registration form, check the box indicating that you would like to join the SIRG on Parents and Parenting with Intellectual Disabilities.