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  • 1.   'A Word in Your Ear': A Study of Foster Carers' Attitudes to Recommending Fostering to Others

    This study describes the issues that most carers come into fostering via word of mouth - throughout the current foster carers within the South and East Belfast Health and Social Services Trust.

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 8 Page: 19-34 2002
    John Sheldon

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  • 2.   Accessing mainstream: Examining the struggle for parents of children who have learning difficulties

    The aim of this study was to describe the experiences of a sample of parents of children who experience Down syndrome and general learning difficulties in relation to their efforts to access appropriate education and education supports for their children

    Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, Vol: 5 Page: 11-19 2005
    Mairin Kenny; Michael Shevlin; Patricia Noonan Walsh; Eileen McNeela

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  • 3.   Carers in the classroom

    This article discusses the Fostering Achievement Service launched by Northern Ireland Minister Paul Goggins

    Community Care, 2007
    Louise Tickle

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  • 4.   Caring for children with learning disabilities: An exploratory study of parental strain and coping

    The aim of this study was to examine the kind of tasks involved in caring for a child with a learning disability

    British Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol: 35 Page: 221-228 2007
    Kate Kenny; Sinéad McGilloway

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  • 5.   Culture and caregivers: Factors influencing breastfeeding among mothers in West Belfast, Northern Ireland

    This study aimed to explore the attitudes of mothers attending mother and toddler groups to breastfeeding in a socio-economically deprived area of Belfast Northern Ireland

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 14 Page: 165-179 2008
    Hilary Bishop; Wendy Cousins; Karen Casson; Ann Moore

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  • 6.   Evaluating short-break services for families who have children with multiple disabilities

    The aim of this study was to examine how services can best meet the needs resulting from the extra demands children with physical and intellectual disabilities place on their family carers

    Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Vol: 44 Page: 386-386 2000
    R. McConkey

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  • 7.   Information needs of parents about learning disabilities

    The aim of this study was to examine the information needs of parents, the person approached to gain this information and the means undertaken to do so, to learn about disabilities

    Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol: 7 Page: 211-219 2003
    Roy McConkey

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  • 8.   Investigating service users' and carers' views of child and adolescent mental health services in northern ireland

    This study employed a two-stage qualitative approach to explore views and opinions held by users and carers about Child and Adolescent Mental Health services

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 12 Page: 27-41 2006
    Tom Teggart; Mark Linden

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  • 9.   RESEARCH ABSTRACTS: SHORT BREAKS

    This abstract reports on respite care and coping strategies among families of Irish Children with intellectual disabilities

    Community Care, 2007

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  • 10.   Supporting the family carers of vulnerable, fragile babies and young children

    This abstract reports on a qualitative study of 17 mothers caring for a vulnerable, fragile baby or young child requiring significantly high levels of care and attention

    Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, Vol: 44 Page: 437-437 2000
    B. Redmond; A. Bowen

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  • 11.   The Impact of Formal Services on Family Carers of Individuals with Intellectual Disability

    The aim of this study was to describe findings of interviews carried out with primary carers of individuals with an intellectual disability living in a rural area of the Republic of Ireland.

    Irish Journal of Psychology, Vol: 25 Page: 26-43 2004
    Linda Finnegan; Barbara Dooley; Patricia Noonan Walsh

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  • 12.   Treating food refusal in a child with Williams syndrome using the parent as therapist in the home setting

    This case report discusses the effectiveness of a behavioural intervention which included escape extinction and differential reinforcement of each bite eaten to treat non-organic food refusal in a child with Williams syndrome

    J Intellect Disabil Res, Vol: 45 Page: 41-6 February 2001
    M. F. O'Reilly; G. E. Lancioni

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  • 13.   Use of respite care and coping strategies among Irish families of children with intellectual disabilities

    The aim of this study was to examine respite care and coping strategies among Irish families of children with intellectual disabilities

    British Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol: 35 Page: 62-68 2007
    Elaine Mac Donald; Elaine Fitzsimons; Patricia Noonan Walsh

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  • 14.   'We Need To Talk': A Study of Working Relationships Between Field Social Workers and Fostering Link Social Workers in Northern Ireland

    This study describes the working relationships between field workers and link workers and the role these relationships play in supporting foster carers

    Child Care in Practice, Vol: 10 Page: 20-38 2004
    John Sheldon

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