ERIC Number: EJ532441
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Awareness, Action, and Collaboration: How the Self-Advocacy Movement Is Empowering for Persons with Developmental Disabilities.
Miller, Alison B.; Keys, Christopher B.
Mental Retardation, v34 n5 p312-19 Oct 1996
This article discusses four necessary elements of the self-advocacy movement: gaining awareness of one's social and political situation; gaining awareness of individual strengths and potential; taking action through participation in community organizations; and having advisors collaborate with people with disabilities rather than treating them as service recipients. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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