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My Life in Institutions and My Way Out

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Michael Kennedy's story of his life in institutions for persons with developmental disabilities and his advocacy for the rights of people to live full lives in the community.
Paperback, 110 pages
Published June 2014 by Friesen Press
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Steve Smits
Jul 25, 2014 Steve Smits rated it it was amazing
I know and worked with Michael Kennedy. He is a bold advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities. His work in self-advocacy, along with that of so many others, has brought about the changes in attitudes and practices that have released people out of institutions and into full membership in the community.

Michael's description of life in the Rome Developmental Center is chilling and accurate. I worked at RDC in the 1980's and can fully support his bleak description of the conditions there
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Mar 06, 2015 Jordan Jankus rated it really liked it
A slim volume, but not a small story. Mr. Kennedy was in the trenches during the civil rights battle for people with disabilities. Amazing courage and spirit!
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