Project

Quality of Life of Siblings of Children with a disability

Duration
01 October 2007 → 30 September 2011
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Developmental psychology and ageing
    • Orthopedagogics and special education
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Public health services
Keywords
siblings quality of life disability
 
Project description

Is the concept of Quality of LIfe of Siblings a good frame-work to describe the influence of a child with a disability on the siblings and to organize and/or evaluate sibling-support programs? The development of an instrument to describe the Quality of Life of Siblings of Children with a disability is necessary to answer those questions.