Advocacy and Adults with Down Syndrome

Advocacy and Adults with Down Syndrome

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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
Author:Robin Jackson
Publisher:DSE Enterprises - 2004


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