Participation and Activity Limitation Survey 2006: Families of Children with Disabilities in Canada - ARCHIVED

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Using data from the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS), This paper examines how caring for a child with a disability influences the family unit, and more specifically, the parents who care for them. This paper explores issues such as household income, health and stress, employment and finances, marital relationships, and childcare arrangements. Further, this paper explores the availability of financial and care giving supports as well as issues relating to housing and transportation.

Issue Number: 2008009
Author(s): Kowalchuk, Krista
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