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ERIC Number: EJ630950
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Construction of Adulthood and Disability.
Jordan, Barbara; Dunlap, Glen
Mental Retardation, v39 n4 p286-96 Aug 2001
This article describes adulthood in general and that of individuals with severe cognitive impairments. It examines traditional roles, rites, and rituals of adulthood, including: voting, marriage, consensual sex, and moving out. How one parent intends to assist her daughter in accessing these markers of adulthood is discussed. (Contains references.) (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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