ERIC Number: EJ513543
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Maximizing Autonomy: Reforming Personal Support Laws in Sweden and the United States.
Herr, Stanley S.
Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, v20 n3 p213-23 Fall 1995
Forms of guardianship for U.S. individuals with disabilities are reviewed, and Swedish legal and public policy innovations that replace guardianship with personal support services, such as mentors and personal assistants, are considered. The impact of Sweden's reforms on autonomy, independence, and integration is addressed. (Author/SW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Sweden; United States