Meeting the communication support needs of children and young people with intellectual disabilities in the Bolivian Andes

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/620491
Title:
Meeting the communication support needs of children and young people with intellectual disabilities in the Bolivian Andes
Authors:
Buell, Susan; Chadwick, Darren ( 0000-0002-4963-0973 )
Abstract:
Services available for people with disabilities in Bolivia tend to be fragmented and costly. Children and adults with intellectual disabilities are more likely to have a related communication disability and are thus both literally and metaphorically excluded from having a voice. The following research aimed to explore the experiences of accessing services by people with communication disabilities in Bolivia through semi-structured interviews and one focus group carried out with family members, professionals, service providers, educators and policy makers. It aimed to establish the nature of current services in Bolivia where knowledge, information and resources are scarce. Findings indicated the 2 need to consider an alternative to a medical model approach through a focus on empowering other stakeholders to participate more fully in meeting communication support needs. Conclusions plot ideas for future service delivery and emphasise the central power of sharing practical and expert
Publisher:
Sage
Journal:
Journal of Intellectual Disabilities
Issue Date:
Dec-2017
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/2436/620491
Additional Links:
http://journals.sagepub.com/loi/jldc
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
1744-6295
Appears in Collections:
FEHW

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dc.contributor.authorBuell, Susanen
dc.contributor.authorChadwick, Darrenen
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-26T13:47:33Z-
dc.date.available2017-05-26T13:47:33Z-
dc.date.issued2017-12-
dc.identifier.issn1744-6295en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/620491-
dc.description.abstractServices available for people with disabilities in Bolivia tend to be fragmented and costly. Children and adults with intellectual disabilities are more likely to have a related communication disability and are thus both literally and metaphorically excluded from having a voice. The following research aimed to explore the experiences of accessing services by people with communication disabilities in Bolivia through semi-structured interviews and one focus group carried out with family members, professionals, service providers, educators and policy makers. It aimed to establish the nature of current services in Bolivia where knowledge, information and resources are scarce. Findings indicated the 2 need to consider an alternative to a medical model approach through a focus on empowering other stakeholders to participate more fully in meeting communication support needs. Conclusions plot ideas for future service delivery and emphasise the central power of sharing practical and experten
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSageen
dc.relation.urlhttp://journals.sagepub.com/loi/jldcen
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/*
dc.subjectIntellectual Disabilityen
dc.subjectCommunicationen
dc.subjectSpeech & Language Therapyen
dc.subjectGlobal Southen
dc.subjectBoliviaen
dc.titleMeeting the communication support needs of children and young people with intellectual disabilities in the Bolivian Andesen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Intellectual Disabilitiesen
dc.date.accepted2107-03-
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rioxxterms.identifier.projectUoW260517DCen
rioxxterms.versionAMen
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttps://creativecommons.org/CC BY-NC-ND 4.0en
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2017-12-31en
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