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Barry Gray - Advocacy and Learning Disability - 9781853029424 - V9781853029424
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Advocacy and Learning Disability

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Description for Advocacy and Learning Disability Paperback. This book presents an examination of the historical, legal and philosophical contexts within which advocacy services have developed. It discusses the professional and practical issues and problems confronting those running and using advocacy services, the role of advocacy, and advocacy with families and people with communication difficulties. Num Pages: 256 pages, references, index. BIC Classification: JFFG; JKS; LASD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 158 x 14. Weight in Grams: 390.

This book makes a critical case for advocacy in the lives of people with learning difficulties. This can only be applauded.'

- Disability & Society

'I found this book to be a thoughtful, interesting and challenging read and I would recommend it to anyone working in the field of advocacy or involved in any capacity with people with learning disabilities. It raises many questions about advocacy in all its different forms and asks those of us involved in this field to reflect on our own practice and that of our funding bodies. It also challenges and invites ... Read more

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Jessica Kingsley Pub
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About Barry Gray
Barry Gray has worked in services for people with learning disabilities in both the UK and USA. He has, for the past twenty-two years, worked in higher education as a researcher and lecturer and has been an advocate for people with learning difficulties. Robin Jackson has worked in the field of learning disability for the past thirty years as a ... Read more

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