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Children of Parents with Intellectual Disabilities

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As society moves towards supporting full inclusion of people with disabilities, questions are raised about parenting rights and competencies, and the impact of parental disabilities on offspring. This chapter reviews the current state of knowledge on the development of children raised by parents with intellectual disabilities and the efficacy of child- and parent-focused interventions. First, a description of parents with intellectual disabilities is provided.

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Mental Retardation Child Welfare Intellectual Disability Foster Care Parent Training 
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