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Dear Adrienne

Many thanks for your email which sparked responses of much use to our research
project entitled 'Parents, professionals and disabled babies'. Our 2nd project
update is now available at www.shef.ac.uk/inclusive-education/disabledbabies/

This includes some information on provisional analyses of our pilot interviews
with parents and professionals.

We welcome any comments.

all best wishes


Dan

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Quoting Adrienne Asch <[log in to unmask]>:

> Hello All,
>
> I am doing yet more writing on issues of prenatal testing, this time
> explicitly discussing issues of parenthood, parent-child relationships, and
> family life.  One of the texts on which I rely for discussions of family
> life, showing that families including children with disabilities fare about
> as well as families with only nondisabled children, is an article by Philip
> Ferguson printed in the book _Prenatal Testing and Disability Rights_.  Is
> there other recent work discussing family life and disability by persons
> other than Phil Ferguson, so that I can broaden and vary citations --
> especially when critics insist that this happy story can't be true?
>
> A second, related question concerns specifically the lives of families and
> children with significant, multiple impairments of both physical and
> cognitive/emotional nature.  I would like to read and cite more rich
> qualitative or good quantitative studies of family life for this portion of
> the disability population, not because I want to support impairment
> classifications, but because I am writing for people who do not believe the
> social model and who do need "data" they can be forced to contend with.
>
> Please send all suggestions to me and if you would like to discuss this
> topic with me on or off list, I would be grateful.
>
> Sincerely,
> Adrienne
>
> Adrienne Asch
>
> Adrienne Asch
>
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Dr Dan Goodley
Reader Applied Disability Studies
Inclusive Education and Equality Research Centre
University of Sheffield
School of Education
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Sheffield S10 2JA
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Fax: +44 (0)114 279 6236
**NEW RESEARCH PROJECT**
Parents, Professionals and Disabled Babies: Identifying
Enabling Care
http://www.shef.ac.uk/inclusive-education/disabledbabies/

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