Buchanan, Ian and Walmsley, Jan
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3156.2006.00410.x|
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• This paper looks at the history of self advocacy in England.
• Self advocacy has helped many people with learning difficulties to speak up and gain more confidence.
• But now it is associated with Government policy. After Valuing People, people expect self advocacy organizations to speak up for everyone with learning difficulties.
• This might mean there is less time and space to help new people learn about speaking up as individuals.
• It is important to find ways to support self advocacy groups, especially those run by people themselves, to avoid this happening.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Government policy; history; self-advocacy; social movement; speaking up|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
|Depositing User:||Ian Buchanan|
|Date Deposited:||16 May 2007|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 10:00|
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