Search for dissertations about: "family life of children with disabilities"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the words family life of children with disabilities.

  1. 1. Proximal processes of children with profound multiple disabilities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Wilder; Gunilla Preisler; Mats Granlund; David McNaugton; ; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children; profound multiple disabilities; interaction; behavior style; family accommodation; social networks; systems theory; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In this thesis four empirical studies dealt with children with profound multiple disabilities and their parents with regard to: (a) how parents perceived interaction with their children (b) how observed child/parent interaction was linked to behavior style of the children as perceived by the parents (c) how parents of children with profound multiple disabilities perceived child/parent interaction and behavior style of their children in comparison to parents to children without disabilities matched for communicative ability and age respectively, and, (d) how social networks and family accommodations were linked to child/parent interaction and child behavior style over time for these families according to parental appraisals. The results in study I showed that child/parent interaction occurred through out the day and constituted of mutual experience and joy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Proximal processes of children with profound multiple disabilities

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Psykologiska institutionen

    Author : Jenny Wilder; Gunilla Preisler; Mats Granlund; David McNaugton; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children; profound multiple disabilities; interaction; behavior style; family accommodation; social networks; systems theory; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : In this thesis four empirical studies dealt with children with profound multiple disabilities and their parents with regard to: (a) how parents perceived interaction with their children (b) how observed child/parent interaction was linked to behavior style of the children as perceived by the parents (c) how parents of children with profound multiple disabilities perceived child/parent interaction and behavior style of their children in comparison to parents to children without disabilities matched for communicative ability and age respectively, and, (d) how social networks and family accommodations were linked to child/parent interaction and child behavior style over time for these families according to parental appraisals. The results in study I showed that child/parent interaction occurred through out the day and constituted of mutual experience and joy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Factors facilitating family functioning in families of children with disabilities : in the context of Swedish habilitation service

    University dissertation from Stockholm : US-AB

    Author : Regina Ylvén; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : At times it is a challenge for any family to balance resources, abilities, and needs. Challenges that tend to be enhanced when a child has an impairment. Family routines must function and be consistent with the family’s ecology and be meaningful according to the family’s culture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Everyday life experiences among relatives of persons with mental disabilities

    University dissertation from Umeå : Pedagogiska institutionen, Umeå universitet

    Author : Anna-Britta Wilhelmsson; Britt-Marie Berge; Anders Olofsson; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Mental disability; psychiatric care; qualitative content analysis; family involvement in care; relatives experiences;

    Abstract : This thesis, which consists of two articles and a policy analysis of the document SOU (Swedish Government Official Report), laying the ground for psychiatric reform, deals with everyday life experiences among 18 close relatives of persons with mental disabilities. This study was conducted among relatives of people with mental illness within a health care district in Northern Sweden. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mind the gap. Transition to adulthood – youths’ with disabilities and their caregivers’ perspectives

    University dissertation from Lund University: Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Elisabet Björquist; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Disability; youth; caregiver; transition to adulthood; immigrant; preferences; needs.;

    Abstract : Transition to adulthood, referring to the process of moving from childhood to adulthood, can be a complex period for youths with disabilities who might need special support transitioning into an independent life as adults. Caregivers are significant persons for the youths, which is why their own health and wellbeing is important. READ MORE