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Episode 113 Resources: Stories of Parenting with a Disability

Release date: Wednesday – January 4, 2023
Archive Episode 113: Stories of Parenting with a Disability

Description: Join us for an engaging conversation on parenting with a disability and a new book on the topic, “A Celebration of Family: Stories of Parents with Disabilities,” with our four guests:

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Persons with Disabilities Right to Parent Act

On May 11, 2017, South Carolina added a new law, the “Persons with Disabilities Right to Parent Act.” ABLE South Carolina worked with partners including the Department of Social Services (DSS) and Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. to draft a bill that codified best practices for ensuring the protection of the rights of individuals with disabilities.
Source: ABLE South Carolina
More Information:

Guidance for Parents with a Disability

  • The Association for Successful Parenting (TASP)
    Link: achancetoparent.net
  • National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities
    These resources on variety of topics are useful for parents with disabilities, legal professionals, social workers, and researchers. Available in Spanish/Espanol.
    Source: Brandeis University
    Link:
    heller.brandeis.edu/parents-with-disabilities/index.html
  • Parenting Tips and Strategies from Parents with Disabilities
    Available in Spanish/Espanol.
    Source:
    National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities at Brandeis University
    Link: heller.brandeis.edu/parents-with-disabilities/support/parenting-tips-strategies/index.html
  • Disabled Parenting Project
    An online community by and for parents and prospective parents with disabilities.
    Source: National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities at Brandeis University
    Link:
    disabledparenting.com
  • Disabled Parenting Project Service Provider Directory
    The directory lists health, legal, and social service providers as well as programs that have expressed a commitment to providing competent and welcoming care to disabled parents, prospective parents, and their children.
    Source: Disabled Parenting Project
    Link: disabledparenting.com/business-directory/
  • Podcasts: Parenting Done Differently: Parents with Disabilities
    An ongoing series of free podcasts with available transcripts.
    Source: Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the University of Minnesota
    Link: cascw.umn.edu/portfolio-items/introduction-to-parenting-done-differently-parents-with-disabilities