THE BACKGROUND AND DEVELOPMENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE AND FAMILY QUALITY OF LIFE: APPLYING RESEARCH, POLICY, AND PRACTICE TO INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY LIVING

  • Roy I. Brown University of Victoria
  • Alice Schippers Amsterdam University Medical Center
Keywords: quality of life, families, disabilities and other challenges, practice and policy development, research development

Abstract

This article introduces the concepts of quality of life and family quality of life and shows how they have developed in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities in terms of concepts and principles. The article underscores the relevance of many of the principles and practices to a wide range of disabilities and challenges in the broad field of human development. Finally, the article provides an introduction to the other articles in this special issue, and considers their relationship to the broader areas of research, practice, and policy.

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Author Biographies

Roy I. Brown, University of Victoria
Adjunct Professor, School of Child & Youth Care
Alice Schippers, Amsterdam University Medical Center
Coordinating Senior Researcher, Disability Studies Unit, Medical Humanities Departments
Published
2018-12-04
How to Cite
Brown, R. I., & Schippers, A. (2018). THE BACKGROUND AND DEVELOPMENT OF QUALITY OF LIFE AND FAMILY QUALITY OF LIFE: APPLYING RESEARCH, POLICY, AND PRACTICE TO INDIVIDUAL AND FAMILY LIVING. International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies, 9(4), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.18357/ijcyfs94201818637