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Title: The impact of childhood disability on family life
Authors: Dobson, Barbara
Middleton, Sue
Beardsworth, Alan
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: © Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Citation: DOBSON, MIDDLETON and BEARDSWORTH, 2001. The impact of childhood disability on family life. York : Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Abstract: This is the second report of a study funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation that explored the costs to parents of bringing up a child with a severe disability. The first report, Paying to Care(Dobson and Middleton, 1998), described a minimum budget standard, which is the minimum amount that parents believed to be necessary to bring up a child with severe disabilities. This report describes the actual spending patterns of parents on 182 children with severe disabilities, and presents a detailed examination of how much parents actually spend on bringing up a severely disabled child. Fieldwork was conducted during 1997–98 and so all figures presented have been up-rated to 2000 by the Retail Price Index.
Description: This report is also available at: http://www.jrf.org.uk/bookshop/eBooks/1859352898.pdf
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/2473
ISBN: 1859352898
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