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ERIC Number: EJ472641
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0704-7509
Empowering Parents to Become Advocates for Their Own Children with Disabilities.
Nelson, Dee; And Others
B.C. Journal of Special Education, v17 n1 p62-72 1993
This paper identifies and explains principles and practices in empowering parents of children with disabilities to be their advocates. Five models of empowerment are examined: moral, medical, enlightenment, compensatory, and the enabling models of helping. A lack of empirical data on empowerment is reported. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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