Parents with Mild Cognitive Impairments Resources
The Hope Initiative
Located in Westminster, Colorado, The HOPE Initiative is an agency providing individualized parenting education and life skills training to parents with a developmental disability, or learning difficulties.
Kris Saurini, Director; 303-362-0990
Early Intervention Colorado is Colorado's Infant and Toddler Initiative under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Early Intervention Colorado is an interagency initiative. The Lead Agency for implementation is the Colorado Department of Human Services. Children of parents with intellectual disability qualify for services.
Dedicated to enhancing the well-being of at-risk parents with learning difficulties and their children. This primarily includes parents who may be indentified as persons with intellectual disabilities or borderline intellectual functioning.
The Healthy Start Practice Network is an online area to link professionals who share a common concern about or interest in supporting parents with learning difficulty [intellectual disability in the USA] and their children. Full of information and resources. Located in Australia, it is accessed by practioners world-wide.
The 2008 IASSID SIRG Position Paper on parents and parenting with Intellectual Disabilities is located here.
The articles below are available on the Internet.
They are very informative about parents with intellectual disabilities.
David McConnell & Gwynnyth Llewellyn
Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law
Volume 24, Issue 3, 2002
Rannveig Traustadóttir & Hanna Björg Sigurjónsdóttir
Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2008
Rachel Mayes, Gwynnyth Llewellyn and David McConnell
Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities 2008, 21, 341–350