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ERIC Number: EJ387174
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Professional/Client Relationships: Creating a "Working Alliance" with People with Learning Difficulties.
Brechin, Ann; Swain, John
Disability, Handicap and Society, v3 n3 p213-26 1988
The nature of existing professional approaches to working with people with mental handicaps is explored, focusing on traditional medical and educational approaches and emerging styles including self-advocacy and normalization. Development of a range of lifestyle opportunities for people with mental handicaps is supported, and implications for professional-client relationships are documented. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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