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Deinstitutionalization and People with Intellectual Disabilities: In and Out of Institutions

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This international collection of personal and professional perspectives takes a fresh look at deinstitutionalization. It addresses the key steps towards deinstitutionalization as they have been experienced by people with intellectual disabilities: living inside total institutions, moving out, living in the community and moving on to new forms of both institutionalization ...more
Paperback, 293 pages
Published June 29th 2005 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers (first published May 31st 2005)
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Thomas Edmund
Aug 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
So a bit of a cross-over here from my 'day'-job to my hobby.

If you can't work it out from the title this piece collects stories, essays and analysis of people with ID moving from institutions to the community.

Inside the pages you'll find some horror stories, some sad tales, and a few positive yarns. Also clumped in there are some discussions about the process of 'moving out' mostly looking at the challenging cultural perceptions of society, funders and even family members.

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