The parenting program supports parents with an intellectual disability with their parenting role to increase parenting abilities, parallel skills and improve family's quality of life. This inter-disciplinary driven program (psychology, social work, and psycho-education) consists of three facets: 1) evaluation of parenting abilities, family situation and coping strategies and intervention based on needs (individual and group), 2) Support to adult services through consultation of specific families, and 3) Support to partners within the community (Moxness & Aunos, 2010). The program is an innovative intervention developed according to evidence-based and best-practice principles identified in the literature. We tested the efficiency and validity of this innovative and specialized program on the parenting and learning abilities of parents with intellectual disabilities. Importantly, parents with ID have been able to keep their children, who would otherwise be at risk of being placed into child protection.

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