Education - Special Education, School Psychology and Early Childhood Studies
Family Climate and Disabilty
Parents with Disabilities
Parents with ID often experience difficulties:
They have difficulties learning about childcare
They appear to be abusive or neglectful
They are more likely than other parents to lose custody of their children.
They often are not adequately represented during legal proceedings.
Poor communication skills.
Children are more likely to have ID
o (whether it’s genetic or environmental due to lack of intelligence)
Being “outgrown” by their children
Ability to discern motives of others