A Textured Life: Empowerment and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

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Thirty years ago, spending one's life in a large institution was, for most adults with developmental disabilities, the norm. Three decades later, theirs is a very different world. Deinstitutionalization has been heralded as bringing about a return to a life of "community." To support adults with developmental disabilities so that they might live in our communities, new social policies have been adopted. As a result, these individuals, those who were released from large institutions to return to the community and those who ...

A Textured Life: Empowerment and Adults with Developmental Disabilities 1999, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Waterloo, ON

ISBN-13: 9780889203358

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