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My Life: Persistence, Patience, Self-Advocacy and a Little Help from My Friends

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In reading this man's life story, the reader is able to grasp many of the changes in services and attitudes with regard to people with disabilities, and also the struggles and devaluation faced by such people. Major positive changes have occurred in this man's life with regard to accommodation and employment. He also mentions his 'circle of support', a group of people who have also been major catalysts to change in his life. This is a great story of advocacy and self determination. Keyword: Self determination

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Author
Calhoun, J
Source
TASH Newsletter,Vol. 21, No. 6
Publisher
TASH
Publication Date
1 June 1995
Category
Person with disability
Keywords
Self Determination
Origin
United States

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