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Re-injecting spontaneity and balance in family life: Parents’ perspectives on recreation in families that include children with developmental disability

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Stuart J. Schleien, Professor & Chair (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Grounded in the naturalistic paradigm, a mixed-method research design (survey questionnaire, n = 65; and interview, n = 16) was used to explore the nature and benefits of, and constraints to, family recreation in families that included children with developmental disability. Statistical analyses were conducted on the quantitative data, while key theme and constant comparative methods were used to analyse the qualitative data.

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Publication
Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 48, 123-141
Language: English
Date: 2004
Keywords
Family recreation, Children with developmental disability, Benefits of family recreation, Constraints to family recreation