ERIC Number: EJ522876
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Communicating Adulthood: The Meanings of Independent Living for People with Significant Cognitive Disabilities and Their Families.
Ferguson, Philip M.; Ferguson, Dianne L.
Topics in Language Disorders, v16 n3 p52-67 May 1996
This article examines the personal, cultural, and familial meanings of adulthood as applied to individuals who have significant cognitive disabilities and language disorders. The personal support agent strategy is presented as one way to help adults with significant disabilities fulfill the promises of adulthood and independent living, and a case study illustrates the principles. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Transitions into Adulthood: Possibilities and Realities.