Publication - Research publication

The Impact of Disability on the Lives of Young Children: Analysis of Growing Up in Scotland Data

Published: 18 Sep 2013
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781782569077

This research project was commissioned by Scottish Government Children and Families Analysis with the objective of undertaking an in-depth analysis of data from the Growing Up in Scotland study (GUS) to examine the circumstances and outcomes of children living with a disability in Scotland. The overall aim of this analysis was to explore the impact of disability on the child, their parents and the wider family unit

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The Impact of Disability on the Lives of Young Children: Analysis of Growing Up in Scotland Data
Contents

95 page PDF

872.2 kB

ISBN 978 1 78256 907 7 (Web only publication)
ISSN 2045 6964
DPPAS 14788

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Paul Bradshaw and Julia Hall, ScotCen Social Research

Contents

Executive Summary

1 Introduction

Background

Objectives and scope of the research

Data and methods

2 Findings

Demographics

Mother's experience of pregnancy and birth

Child-parent relationship

Child development

Family structure and couple relationships

Parents' mental health and emotional wellbeing

Parents' experiences of support and information services

Attitudes toward support

Barriers to accessing childcare and pre-school education

The impact of limiting disability

3 Conclusion

Appendix

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only
www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.


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