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ERIC Number: EJ537630
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Advocacy in Disability Policy: Parents and Consumers as Advocates.
Cunconan-Lahr, Robin; Brotherson, Mary Jane
Mental Retardation, v34 n6 p352-58 Dec 1996
This study used surveys, interactive focus groups, and telephone interviews to explore the concept of advocacy and advocacy activities experienced by 32 parents and 11 individuals with developmental disabilities. Advocacy activities and supports (such as communication skills and networking) and barriers to successful advocacy (such as costs and lack of time) were identified. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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