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Daily life and challenges faced by households with permanent childhood developmental disability in rural Tanzania: a qualitative study

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Severe developmental disability in children affects the life of the child and entire household. We conducted a qualitative study to understand how caregivers manage severe developmental disabilities in children in rural Africa. Families and six children (out of 15 children) who had serious permanent sequelae from a cerebral infection in Handeni, Tanzania, were contacted and invited to a workshop to recount their experience living with severe developmental disabilities. After consent, individu...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s10882-021-09809-6

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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities Journal website
Volume:
34
Pages:
471–490
Publication date:
2021-10-02
Acceptance date:
2021-07-19
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EISSN:
1573-3580
ISSN:
1056-263X
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1195924
Local pid:
pubs:1195924
Deposit date:
2021-09-26

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