Seeks to define advocacy, explore its origins and describe the various forms of advocacy that are on offer. This book presents a number of vignettes in order to illustrate how different forms of advocacy can benefit adults with Down syndrome. It examines ways in which advocacy can assist people with communication difficulties.Peter, a 50-year-old man with Down syndrome and formerly a resident in an institutional setting, had lived for the past 10 years in supported accommodation in ... The social work department stated that it was the residentsa#39; responsibility to meet the replacement costs of all items of domestic equipment. ... How would the residents be able to meet the cost of replacements from their social security benefits?
|Title||:||Advocacy and Adults with Down Syndrome|
|Publisher||:||DSE Enterprises - 2004|